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Mobile Location Services: The Definitive Guide by Andrew Jagoe

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J2EE Application Server

There are several different approaches to integrating distributed enterprise applications. Typically they involve a high-speed network software bus operated by a transaction server such as BEA Tuxedo. A full discussion of transaction servers is beyond the scope of this book. To simplify our discussion, we focus on a mobile location service solution developed using Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE).

Why Java on the Server?[1]

There are many reasons to consider using Java on the server.

It's a Better Third-Generation Language (3GL)

Java is a simpler 3GL than C++, but still provides the necessary capability to scale to solve large problems. Programming in Java can be much faster than programming in C++. With improvements in ...

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