Chapter 18. Remote Method Invocation
“There’s a tomato in every automaton.”
|--— Professor Rudolph’s Big Book of Finite State Machines and Fruit Fancies|
This chapter tells you all about Java’s Remote Method Invocation feature, which is a library that supports method calls made “across the net.” Why would you want to make a method call on an object that lives on some other system? Think about it this way: it’s the natural evolution of client/server systems.
Sockets provide basic system-to-system communication. Classes ...