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Core Jini
Edwards, W. Keith.
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Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall PTR, [1999]

Physical Description:
xxxix, 772 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
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QA76.9.D5 E38 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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The Jini Vision? Network Anything, Anytime, Anywhere Jini is truly revolutionary: it enables any device-from enterprise servers to kitchen appliances-to network smoothly, simply, and reliably. Core Jini delivers the first comprehensive, practical explanation of Jini technology-plus all the live Java code experienced developers need to start building solutions right now With a Foreword by Sun Microsystems Java and Jini visionary Bill Joy, Core Jini is 100% authoritative Discover how Jini addresses critical distributed networking problems ignored by 'traditional' technologies-and how it can simplify connectivity in both new devices and existing networks. Master the Jini architectural model, including crucial concepts like discovery, leasing, remote events, and transactions. Learn real-world techniques for developing Jini services and applications; implementing discovery using multicast request and announcement protocols; building lookup services and browsers; and much more. See how to manage lease negotiation and relative time; write lease interfaces; handle delegation; and use Jinis Landlord paradigm. Even discover how to use Jini with JavaSpaces, Sun Microsystems powerful new te

Author Notes

W. KEITH EDWARDS is a member of the research staff at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). He has worked in RandD and as a consultant to several leading companies, including Sun, and holds a Ph.D. from Georgia Tech's Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center.

Table of Contents

The world's #1 book on Jini Network Technology--now fully updated for the Jini 1.1 spec!
Jini network technology is revolutionary: It enables any device, from enterprise servers to kitchen appliances, to network smoothly, simply, and reliably
Core Jini, Second Edition delivers the most thorough, practical explanation of Jini 1.1 technology--plus all the live Java code experienced developers need to build solutions right now!
With a foreword by Sun Microsystems visionary Bill Joy, Core Jini, Second Edition is 100% authoritative
This new edition includes more code, more examples, and more troubleshooting than the original bestseller--all fully updated for the new Jini 1.1 spec!
Learn how Jini technology addresses critical distributed networking problems ignored by "traditional" approaches
Master the Jini architectural model: discovery, leasing, remote events, transactions, and more
Develop powerful Jini technology-enabled helper services and applications
Implement discovery, and build lookup services and browsers
Manage lease negotiation, write lease interfaces, handle delegation, and use the Landlord paradigm
Integrate with Sun's powerful JavaSpacesTM technology for distributed and parallel computing
And much more!
Technical EditorsBrian Murphy and Jini
Development Team, Sun MicrosystemsPeter van der Linden
Sun Microsystems, author of the bestselling Just Java
Core Series books are written by serious programmers for serious programmers!
Every Core Series book
Demonstrates practical techniques used by professional developers
Features robust, thoroughly tested sample code and realistic examples
Focuses on the cutting-edge technologies you need to master today
Core Jini delivers
Systematic coverage of the entire Jini 1.1 network technology API
Insightful descriptions of the entire Jini architecture
Step-by-step coverage of building a complete, robust Jini technology service
Detailed guidance on Java properties for controlling and tuning Jini services