This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
No, it's not related to Object Request Brokers (I know -- I helped review this test for IBM many moons ago). They're talking about a general design pattern of wrapping infrastructure logic (like database access) inside of a set of special-purpose classes that hide that logic from your domain model. Kyle ------------------ Kyle Brown, Author of Enterprise Java (tm) Programming with IBM Websphere See my homepage at http://members.aol.com/kgb1001001 for other WebSphere information.