Issue No. 06 - June (1997 vol. 30)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/2.587549
<p>Introducing the factors of wireless mobile systems into the development of collaborative applications complicates developers' lives significantly. Application frameworks targeted for coordinating wireless mobile applications simplify development. </p> <p>The authors describe Sync, a development framework that provides high-level primitives that enable programmers to create arbitrarily complex, synchronized, replicated data objects. </p> <p>Designed for wireless networks, Sync enables applications to share changes at a granularity as small as updates to basic types and so enables better performance on low-bandwidth connections. </p>
P. Dewan and J. P. Munson, "Sync: A Java Framework for Mobile Collaborative Applications," in Computer, vol. 30, no. , pp. 59-66, 1997.