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C++ FAQs, Second Edition by Mike Girou, Greg Lomow, Marshall Cline

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Chapter 35. Transitioning to CORBA

FAQ 35.01 What is CORBA?

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CORBA stands for Common Object Request Broker Architecture. It is a standardized way for objects to communicate with one another even if the objects exist on different computers and/or if they are written in different programming languages.

CORBA is a specification rather than an implementation—the various CORBA vendors have created software that complies with (or tries to comply with) the CORBA specification. There are numerous CORBA implementations on the market and CORBA is readily available on most platforms.

FAQ 35.02 What is an ORB?

ORB stands for Object Request Broker. The ...

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