Book Title Search Demo Overview

The demo that you'll see in this chapter involves the capability to search for books written by a specified author. Although it's not overwhelmingly exciting on its face, this demo provides a good example of how three disparate components can exchange data using the InfoBus. Please note that to use the InfoBus technology, you must first download it from http://java.sun.com/beans/infobus/index.html.

Because the name of the game with regard to the InfoBus is data, let's look at this application from that vantage point. As mentioned, the application consists of three applets. Each of these applets is connected using HTML statements that identify the names of the data items that each applet handles (see Listing 15.1 ...

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