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Corba A Code-Intensive Premium Reference

ISBN-10: 0672318121

ISBN-13: 9780672318122

Edition: 2002

Authors: Fintan Bolton, Eamon Walshe

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COBRA was created to define a common way for applications written in various languages to comminicate. This book focuses on the core specification for CORBA 3 and contains thousands of lines of commercial quality code examples in both Java and C++.
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/16/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 944
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.640

Introduction
How This Book Is Organized
Conceptual Reference
Corba Architecture
The Rise of Middleware
The Object Management Group
The Common Object Request Broker Architecture
Basic CORBA Concepts
Deployment of CORBA Applications
The Object Management Architecture
Summary
Programming with CORBA
A Basic Client-Server Application--Example 1
Basic IDL Mapping (Example 1)
Initializing a CORBA Application
Adding an IDL Interface for Searching--Example 2
IDL Mapping for Some Complex Types (Example 2)
Returning Parameters
Adding Exception Handling--Example 3
IDL Mapping (3)
Adding a Multiply-Inheriting IDL Interface--Example 4
Multiple Inheritance and the Delegation (Tie) Approach (Example 4)
Adding CORBA Naming Service Support--Example 5
More IDL Syntax and Rules for Mapping Identifiers
More About Servers
Summary
Techniques
A Sample Corba System
Recycle Broker Architecture
Recycle Broker IDL
Recycle Broker Implementation
Summary
Memory Management
C++ Smart Pointer Types_var
Sample IDL
Allocating and Initializing
Deallocating
Assignment and Copying
Parameter Passing
Summary
Object References
CORBA Objects and Object References
IDL Syntax of Interfaces
C++ Memory Management
Nil Object Reference
Factory Objects
Polymorphism
Interoperable Object Reference
Summary
Interoperable Naming Service
Overview
Names
The Initialization Service
Basic Operations
Server Example
Client Example
Federated Naming Service
Binding Iterators and the list() Operation
Object URLs
Specifying Values for Initial References
Summary
Initialization Service Pseudo-IDL
Naming Service IDL
The Portable Object Adapter
Understanding the POA
POA Policies
Types of CORBA Objects
A POA for Session Objects
A POA for Entity Objects
A POA for Service Objects
Servant Activator POA
Servant Locator POA
Default Servant POA
Implicit Activation
The POAManager
POA Activation
Summary
The any Type
Introduction to the any Type
A Sample IDL Module
C++ Example of Passing anys
C++ Insertion into CORBA::Any
C++ Extraction from CORBA::Any
Java Example of Passing anys
Java Insertion into org.omg.CORBA.Any
Extraction from org.omg.CORBA.Any
Type Codes
Summary
Callbacks
Processing Invocations in a Client
Avoiding Deadlock in Callbacks
Callback Example Using oneway Operations
Summary
Interceptors
Portable Interceptor Interface
Request Interceptors
Portable Interceptor Current
IOR Interceptor
PolicyFactory Interface
Registering Interceptors
Writing and Using Portable Interceptors
Summary
Objects by Value
Overview of Value Semantics
Regular Value Type
Example of a Regular Value Implementation
Other Kinds of Value Type
Summary
Events Service
CORBA Event Service Patterns
Using an Event Channel
Summary
CORBA Components
Basic Architecture
Defining IDL for Components
Generating Component Skeletons
Implementing Components
Implementing Component Homes
Implementing Clients
Container Programming Environment
Extended Components
Development and Deployment Roles
Component Assembly and Deployment
Summary
Components IDL Module
The Internet Inter-ORB Protocol
GIOP: The Basis for IIOP
IIOP Specialization of GIOP
Summary
Syntax Reference
IDL Data Types
Built-In IDL Types
Pseudo-IDL from the CORBA Module
Exception Types
The PortableServer Module
Java Helper and Holder Types
IDL Grammar
Literals
Expressions
OMG IDL Grammar in EBNF Notation
DynAny Type
Introduction to the DynamicAny Module
Dynamic Creation of Type Codes
Creating and Destroying a DynAny
DynAny Examples
Dynamic any IDL
Dynamic Invocation Interface
Overview of the DII
Use of CORBA::DynAny and CORBA::TypeCode
Using CORBA::Request Objects
Oneway Invocations
Asynchronous Invocations
Pseudo-Interfaces
Dynamic Skeleton Interface
Overview of the DSI
C++ Implementing a DSI Servant
Java Implementing a DSI Servant
Interface Repository
Structure of the Interface Repository
Using the Interface Repository
An Example of Reading from the Interface Repository
IDL for the Interface Repository
CORBA System Exceptions
Index