Projecting a Connected Programming-Model for Business Applications onto Disconnected Devices: A Practical Approach

Programming models usefully structure the way that programmers approach problems and develop applications. Business applications need properties such as persistence, data sharing, transactions, and security, and various programming models exist – for connected environments – that facilitate the development of applications with these properties. However, as developers consider how business applications should run on disconnected devices, we must consider ways to implement these properties in such an environment. In this paper we present a practical approach for projecting a connected programming model onto disconnected devices, explain the advantages of this approach, and show how the connected programming model is useful even in a disconnected environment.

A related paper appeared in the journal below.

By: Avraham Leff; James Rayfield

Published in: Advances in Computers, volume 67, (no ), pages 85-130 in 2006


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