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Introducing Java IDL

In this section, you'll learn what Java IDL is and how it is useful. We'll also introduce several terms and concepts that you'll want to understand before proceeding with the other sections in the chapter. If you know CORBA and have used IDL, you may want to skip to The Hello Client-Server Example and start programming with Java IDL.

What is Java IDL?

Introduces the reasons for using Java IDL and some of the terminology and concepts involved.

The CORBA Architecture

Explains the architecture shared by all CORBA-compliant applications and some of the technical details of how CORBA works.

The Java IDL Development Process

A high level overview of how to write a CORBA compliant application using Java IDL.

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