Method & System for Java Application & Bean Development using Distributed Beans
Original Publication Date: 1999-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-12
Method System for Java Application Bean Development using Distributed Beans
Method & System for Java Application & Bean Development
using Distributed Beans
Disclosed is a method & system with which Java* Applications/Beans could be
developed in less time with very little investment to begin with. All that's
needed is the idea of the application, bean or application prototype that
needs to be developed. Without having a single pre-developed Java Bean or a
local machine, the development work can be completed in less time.
Remote BEAN SERVERS will have Java Beans developed, registered &
exported to the server side Object Request Broker (ORB), for public use. Bean
exporting functionality could be provided by the Integrated Development
Environment (IDE) like IBM's VisualAge for Java. These beans will reside in
some type of a BEAN CONTAINER (this class could be developed in Java) on the
server. They do not get downloaded on the client machine, but reside & get
executed on their respective bean servers.
IDEs could have a BEAN LOCATOR functionality which, with the help of the
client side ORB, can locate beans exported on various remote bean servers.
Functionality could exist in the IDE to perform a more refined bean search in
a particular application domain. After locating the remote beans, a list of
remote beans could be presented to the client side developer. At this point,
the developer sees no difference between a locally available bean or beans
residing on the remote bean servers. Developers can then drop the beans from
this list (these beans could be resid...