On Interaction Refinement in Middleware

Eddy Truyen, Bo Nørregaard Jørgensen, Wouter Joosen, Pierre Verbaeten

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Component framework technology has become the cornerstone of building a
family of systems and applications. A component framework defines a generic architecture into which specialized components can be plugged. As such, the component framework leverages the glue that connects the different inserted components together. We have examined a reflective technique that improve the dynamics of this gluing process such that interaction between components can be refined at run-time. In this paper, we show how we have used this reflective technique to dynamically integrate into the architecture of middleware systems new services that support non-functional aspects such as security, transactions, real-time.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Component-Oriented Programming (WCOP 2000)
EditorsJan Bosch, Clemens Szyperski, Wolfgang Weck
Number of pages8
Publication date2000
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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