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This version uses Jini 1.1 (alpha). For a version using Jini 1.0, see http://pandonia.canberra.edu.au/java/jini/tutorial.1.03/Jini.xml
- Overview (Last modified: version 2.02)
- TroubleShooting Jini (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Discovering a Lookup Service (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Entry Objects (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Service Registration (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Client Search (Last modified: version 0.04)
- Leasing (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Simple Example (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Choices for Service Architecture (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Discovery Management (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Join Manager (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Security (Last modified: version 2.03)
- More Complex Examples (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Remote Events (Last modified: version 2.02)
- ClientLookupManager (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Transactions (Last modified: version 0.11)
- Lego MindStorms (Last modified: version 2.02)
- CORBA and Jini (Last modified: version 0.12)
- User Interfaces for Jini Services (Last modified: version 2.03)
- Activation (Last modified: version 2.02)
- Architecture (Last modified: version 2.02)
The documentation files are also available as a zip file
docs.zip. This includes HTML versions of the files. I am using XML as
document format, using a mishmash of the DocBook DTD with extra tags and HTML
thrown in. A Perl program,
is a handler called by my Apache Web server to deliver XML files as HTML.
Postscript versions of the documentation files are in postscript.zip. These are generated using html2ps, and I know this produces Postscript that does not print on all printers - in particular, our Kyocera printers. If you have problems printing these, let me know the solution only. Please note that the copyright license allows you to make single printed copies for your own use, but not multiple printed copies.
3. Update Information
This tutorial will be updated on a regular basis, maybe several times a week. If you want to receive an email announcement of each version release, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject ``Jini tutorial update''
I would appreciate any feedback on this tutorial, to ensure that it is correct and meets the needs of readers. The feedback that I have already received has been very valuable. Please send comments/corrections/requests, etc, to email@example.com
5. Other Resources
- The Jini FAQ at http://www.artima.com/jini/faq.html
- Jini Community Web Site http://www.jini.org/
- Noel Enete's ``Nuggets'' tutorial at www.enete.com/download/#_nuggets_
- Eran Davidov's
timeserviceexample at www.artima.com/jini/resources/timeservice.html
- Roger Whitney's lecture notes on ``Java Distributed Computing'' at http://www.eli.sdsu.edu/courses/spring99/cs696/notes/
- Benot Marchal's articles for Digital Cat's Java Resource Center at www.javacats.com/US/articles/Ben/Jini1.html (and Jini2.html, Jini3.html, etc)
- Jini Home page http://www.sun.com/jini/index.html
- RMI Home page http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/rmi/index.html
- Jini mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jini mailing list archives http://archives.java.sun.com/archives/jini-users.html
- RMI mailing list email@example.com
- RMI mailing list archives http://archives.java.sun.com/archives/rmi-users.html
- Jini Interface Repository for standardised service interfaces (empty at present) http://www.artima.com/jini/interrepo/
See the file Changes for the list of version releases and changes made between versions.
7. Copyright Information
This tutorial (and the pages it contains) are covered by the OpenContent license. This basically gives you freedom to do what you want with the document in a similar way to the GNU license for software. Any changes or additions that you make to this set of pages as a Web document must be made publically available, and may be folded into later versions of this tutorial. Any such inclusions will of course be credited with your copyright, under the OpenContent license.
On the other hand, the programs that this tutorial references are also available unbundled from the tutorial, and do not have the restriction that source derived from them must be made publically available. So you can derive your own source code from them, without having to make it public. I'm not sure what suitable license will do this...
And, of course, there is no warranty...
The author is grateful for comments on this tutorial from
- Brian Jeltema, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Roger Whitney, email@example.com
- Robbert van den Beld, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chitrarasu Muthaiyan, email@example.com
- Stuart Remphrey, Stuart.Remphrey@Aus.Sun.COM
- JJ Larrea, firstname.lastname@example.org
- John McClain, John.McClain@East.Sun.COM
- Bob Scheifler, email@example.com
The author is currently on a sabbatical program at the CRC for Distributed Systems Technology, http://www.dstc.edu.au and the work reported in this tutorial has been funded in part by the Co-operative Research Centre Program through the Department of Industry, Science and Tourism of the Commonwealth Government of Australia.
This file is Copyright (©) 1999, 2000 by Jan Newmarch
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