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Is there any good tutorial or book on IDL anyone knows?
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cata lin
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Hi Shiva,
A tutorial on idl by itself would not be too useful, because the purpose of idl is to develop interfaces, which compiled with idl2java or idl2c++ compilers will produce the stubs, skeletons for a corba based application. You can get a good image about idl by having "C++ programming with CORBA" by Vogel&comp, which I have and is pretty good. It's not the best, but you can get an image about idl.
Cheers,
Cata Lin.
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Hi Cata Lina,
thank you so much,
got Lewis, et al. - Programming With Java IDL
downloaded idl compiler
have to get ready in a week for the project
Cheers!
George Brown
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if you need the nitty-gritty, the finer points of IDL, as I have from time to time (it comes in handy when raising faults with the ORB vendor) check out the following URL:
http://www.omg.org/technology/documents/formal/corba2chps.htm
that's the full CORBA/IIOP v2.3.1 released spec, broken down by chapter.
The chapter to look at is IDL Syntax and Semantics
just my tuppence-ha'penny...
 
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