Issue No.04 - July/August (2005 vol.9)
Steve Vinoski , IONA Technologies
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2005.86
An argument has been making the rounds in distributed computing circles about how best to define interfaces for distributed elements. Some advocate the use of an interface definition language (IDL), whereas others prefer to use programming languages directly. The Java Business Integration (JBI) specification reverses the Java community's historical preference for the latter and chooses a reasonable middle ground.
Steve Vinoski, "Java Business Integration", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.9, no. 4, pp. 89-91, July/August 2005, doi:10.1109/MIC.2005.86