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An extensible binding framework for component-based middleware

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Publication date2003
Host publication7th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, Proceedings
Place of PublicationLos Alamitos
PublisherIEEE COMPUTER SOC
Pages252-263
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)0-7695-1994-6
<mark>Original language</mark>English
Event7th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference - BRISBANE

Conference

Conference7th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference
CityBRISBANE
Period16/09/0319/09/03

Conference

Conference7th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference
CityBRISBANE
Period16/09/0319/09/03

Abstract

One of the most significant limitations of current middleware platforms, both commercial and research, is that they typically support only a small, pre-defined, set of fundamental binding types (e.g., remote method invocation). This restriction limits the scope of platforms in that they cannot easily accommodate, or easily be extended to accommodate, richer or more specialised forms of interaction (e.g. events, media streaming, multicast, and many others discussed in the paper). This paper describes a highly extensible, component-oriented framework for the definition and implementation of such binding types. We motivate and specify the framework in detail and evaluate it by providing examples of its use.