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The network computing architecture and system: an environment for developing distributed applications

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Dineen, T.H. ; Apollo Comput. Inc., Chelmsford, MA, USA ; Leach, P.J. ; Mishkin, N.W. ; Pato, J.N.
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A description is given of the network computing architecture (NCA), an object-oriented framework for developing distributed applications in a heterogeneous computing environment. The network computing system (NCS) is a portable implementation of that architecture that runs on Unix and other systems. The object-oriented approach is examined. The network interface definition language (NIDL) is then introduced and discussed. Network data representation is considered. The NCS NIDL compiler, the location broker, and the NCA/RPC protocol and NCS implementation are discussed.<>

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Compcon Spring '88. Thirty-Third IEEE Computer Society International Conference, Digest of Papers

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Feb. 29 1988-March 3 1988