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Core Java™ Volume II–Advanced Features, Eighth Edition by Gary Cornell, Cay S. Horstmann

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Chapter 10. Distributed Objects

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THE ROLES OF CLIENT AND SERVER

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REMOTE METHOD CALLS

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THE RMI PROGRAMMING MODEL

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PARAMETERS AND RETURN VALUES IN REMOTE METHODS

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REMOTE OBJECT ACTIVATION

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WEB SERVICES AND JAX-WS

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Periodically, the programming community starts thinking of “objects everywhere” as the solution to all its problems. The idea is to have a happy family of collaborating objects that can be located anywhere. When an object on one computer needs to invoke a method on an object on another computer, it sends a network message that contains the details of the request. The remote ...

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