14.1 Connecting via the Internet
14.2 Ports and sockets
14.3 Case Study 10: The Chatter system
14.4 Database connectivity
14.5 Accessing remote objects
14.6 Case Study 11: The Airport Announcer system
Java was built to access the network. It has extensive features for network programming at various levels from connecting via URLs or sockets to accessing remote methods (RMI) and Java database connecting (JDBC). Because Java makes such connectivity so easy, we can justify including it in an introductory text such as this one, especially since we shall examine these new ideas by using examples in the usual ...