4.5. Where Do You Stand?

With the discussion so far, you have learned a lot about e-Speak as a service deployment platform. Let us remind you of a few key points. You now know how to:

  • Create an e-Speak interface

  • Write an e-Speak service

  • Connect and register your service with the service engine

  • Write an e-Speak client (that also connects to the service engine)

  • Find and invoke methods of a service

  • Send data back and forth, using e-Speak’s serialization capabilities

  • Create a dedicated service instance for each client

  • Design e-Speak-based services with simple but effective load balancing and data integrity techniques

At this point, you have enough information to create services that can be accessed by multiple clients. Although this might sound like a ...

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