Jini Example by Example

NEW!   is out now! This is a new book, designed for professional developers who are getting started with distributed computing. The book was written by Tom Rodden (Professor of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, UK), and Keith Edwards (Member of the research staff at Xerox PARC).

This book presents a ground-up introduction to Jini technology, starting from first principles, up through the basics (lookup, discovery, mobile code), and on to more advanced topics (leasing, distributed events, JavaSpaces). The book has complete coverage of Jini, and is based on the Jini 1.1 release.

The book comes with a host of example Jini projects, with complete source code. These include a Jini file service, a group chat application, and more.

Click on the book's cover to jump to its page on Amazon.com.

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