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PowerBuilder® 9: Internet and Distributed Application Development by John D. Olson, Bill Green

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An API Overview

This chapter introduces you to the technologies J2EE is comprised of. You also will gain a solid understanding of these technologies through examples that you can use with PowerBuilder and Sybase EAServer. Let's start by looking at all the available APIs.

The APIs are listed here:

  • CORBA Communication (IIOP/CORBA)

  • Database Connectivity (JDBC)

  • Remote Method Protocol (RMP/RMI)

  • Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)

  • Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)

  • Servlets

  • JavaServer Pages (JSPs)

  • Tag Libraries

  • Java Message Services (JMS)

  • Extensible Markup Language (XML/XSL)

  • Transaction Services (JTS/JTA)

  • JavaMail

Let's dive into the J2EE world by looking at each of the APIs.

CORBA Communication (IIOP/CORBA)

CORBA is the acronym for the Common Object Request Broker ...

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