This guide provides a comprehensive overview of how Java can be employed to create telecommunications networks of the future. The text deals with issues such as call processing, multimedia processing, mobile routing agents, active networks, XML, network management with EJB, Servlets, JSP CORBA and RMI. The guide's contributors are from the industry and write about the technology itself rather than theoretical concepts. The examples are supplemented with software codes.
THOMAS C. JEPSON is Programming Languages Editor for IEEE IT Professional Magazine and a telecommunications industry professional who has developed a number of telecommunications-related Java applications, including graphical user interfaces and an application programming interface for Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM).