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ExtGWT Rich Internet Application Cookbook by Odili Charles Opute

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Appendix C. GWT-RPC

The GWT RPC framework makes it easy for the client and server components of your web application to exchange Java objects over HTTP. The server-side code that gets invoked from the client is often referred to as a service. The implementation of a GWT RPC service is based on the well-known Java servlet architecture. Within the client code, you'll use an automatically generated proxy class to make calls to the service. GWT will handle serialization of the Java objects passing the arguments back and forth in the method calls and the return value.

GWT RPC is not the same as web services based on SOAP or REST. It is a lightweight HTTP-based client server protocol specific for GWT.

Components of the GWT RPC mechanism

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