Basic CORBA Concepts
This section describes the basic elements of the core CORBA specification. The following concepts are discussed:
Stub and skeleton code
The object request broker
Defining the IDL for your system is the first step in the development of a CORBA application. It allows you to define interfaces to your CORBA objects in a manner that is platform independent, language neutral, and independent of implementation details. After you have written the application IDL, you can decide which platforms and programming languages you are going to use for the client and server.
An IDL compiler is used to map the IDL to a specific language. Consider, for example, a system ...