Chapter 5. RMI clients
Introduction — Remote failure — Partial failure — Latency — Applets — Exercises
In this chapter
RMI clients are rather simple things. They barely differ from clients of local objects — i.e. normal self-contained Java programs. RMI clients acquire objects, invoke methods on the objects, use the results, and catch exceptions thrown by the methods. RMI-specific programming only arises when acquiring remote objects from a naming service, and this is really naming-service programming, not RMI programming.
Otherwise, programming an RMI