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Chapter 10. Working with remote services


This chapter covers
  • Accessing and exposing RMI services
  • Using Hessian and Burlap services
  • Working with Spring’s HTTP invoker
  • Using Spring with web services


Imagine for a moment that you’re stranded on a deserted island. This may sound like a dream come true. After all, who wouldn’t want to get some solitude on a beach, blissfully ignorant of the goings-on of the outside world?

But on a deserted island, it’s not pina coladas and sunbathing all the time. Even if you enjoy the peaceful seclusion, it won’t be long before you’ll get hungry, bored, and lonely. You can only live on coconuts and spear-caught fish for so long. You’ll eventually need food, fresh clothing, and other supplies. And if you ...

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