Interoperation on the Network

The following sections enumerate areas of potential networked interoperability and portability between Windows XP and Red Hat Linux 7.1 Java applications in the Elsolutions Company.

Components

Components are reusable units of binary code that are able to be composed at runtime. They are programmatically accessed through defined interfaces. The implementation is hidden. The interfaces are discoverable at runtime. This enables an authoring tool to wire components together to produce an application or function. Let us discuss some examples of components and their potential applicability within Elsolutions.

Microsoft's COM language-neutral components operate easily only on Microsoft platforms. The remote distribution ...

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