Distributed Programming with Java by Qusay Mahmoud


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  • Pub. Date: April 1999
  • 320pp
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    • Pub. Date: April 1999
    • Publisher:Manning Publications Company
    • Format: Paperback, 320pp


    For programmers who are already familiar with Java, this book offers new techniques on how to develop distributed applications.


    For programmers already familiar with Java, this book offers new techniques on how to develop distributed applications. Although it discusses four paradigms--low-level Sockets, Remote Method Invocation, CORBA, and Mobile Agents--this book does not favor any one of these technologies. It also allows the reader to judge the easiest approach for a particular domain of applications.


    A Java specialist (whose credits include ) introduces distributed computer programming, and comparatively covers popular approaches for developing real-world applications including sockets, RMI, CORBA, Caffeine, and the new paradigm of mobile software agents. Includes print and online references, and a private Internet forum for book purchasers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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    Qusay H. Mahmoud is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computing and Information Science at the University of Guelph, Canada. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Middlesex University (UK), and an M.Sc. in Computer Science and a B.Sc. in Data Analysis, both from the University of New Brunswick (Canada). Qusay is the author of two books: Distributed Programming with Java (Manning Publications, 1999) and Learning Wireless Java (O'Reilly, 2002), which have been translated to Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Czech.

    He has been a guest editor at major international journals, and has presented tutorials at international conferences worldwide. His research interests include distributed systems, mobile computing, middleware, agent technology, and service-oriented computing. Qusay is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology.

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