Mastering JXTA: Building Java Peer-to-Peer Applications
Joseph D. Gradecki, Joe GradeckiISBN: 0471250848; 9780471250845;
A comprehensive, code-intensive guide to building commercial-quality peer-to-peer applications with JXTA and Java Tens of millions of people use peer-to-peer (P2P) applications such as KaZaA, AOL Instant Messenger, and Distributed.net. These applications harness the idle CPU cycles of their host computers to produce enormous databases of information, build powerful processing engines, and enable communication and file-sharing among users around the world. Previously, P2P applications have been built using proprietary technologies and protocols, forcing developers to start from scratch each time they write a new application. Now JXTA, an open source, P2P development technology, enables developers to build P2P applications using Java, XML, and other industry standards. With this invaluable book, Joseph Gradecki provides a practical guide to building peer-to-peer applications using Java. He provides detailed descriptions of the JXTA technologies and demonstrates how to build...