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Event Processing in Action by Peter Niblett, Opher Etzion

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Chapter 2. Principles of event processing

An apprentice carpenter may want only a hammer and saw, but a master craftsman employs many precision tools. Computer programming likewise requires sophisticated tools to cope with the complexity of real applications, and only practice with these tools will build skill in their use.

Robert L. Kruse

In the previous chapter we briefly introduced event processing. In this chapter we explore the technical concepts behind event processing in more detail. The chapter is divided into three main sections:

  • In section 2.1 we look at the event-based programming part of event processing. This covers the event aspect of event processing. The remainder of the chapter then discusses the processing part of event ...

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