|Oracle8i Enterprise JavaBeans and CORBA Developer's Guide
This chapter tells you how to develop CORBA applications for Oracle8i. CORBA is a very powerful distributed application development architecture. Although a powerful tool, you can start to develop useful applications very quickly with Oracle8i CORBA.
The emphasis in this chapter is practical, not conceptual. The first few sections of this chapter do present the conceptual basis for CORBA application development. But they do not try to overwhelm you with acronyms and buzzwords. These sections explain the concepts, define the acronyms, and avoid the buzzwords.
Most of all, this chapter is based on examples. It will show you how to use Oracle8i CORBA by developing examples, from the simple to the slightly more complex. The basics of CORBA development for the Oracle8i server can be demonstrated with quite simple examples. You can expand these starting examples into full-fledged applications that your enterprise can use.
This chapter covers the following topics: