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  1. Webtop Architecture (1 messages)

    Hello all.

    Recently I started hearing more and more buzz about the so-called "Webtop Architecture". Based on what I found so far, it talks about going back to a Swing-based rich client that connects to the J2EE Application Server over the net.

    Does anybody have experience/exposure/opinion on this architecture?

    Thanks in advance,

    Mike

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    Mike. Well, it's doable for sure. Not neccessarily Swing. It could be VB, Delphi, VC++ or any other CORBA or RMI -compatible client either. However, you'll need something that will tunnel your IIOP over HTTP (JProxy(www.jproxy.com) could be the right choice) - firewalls are always a problem, you know. Web Services could be a point to think about as well.

    Alex