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Essential JTAPI (Essential (Prentice Hall)) Paperback – 10 Dec 1998

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  • Paperback: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall (10 Dec. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 013080360X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0130803603
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 3.2 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,299,105 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Essential JTAPI by Spencer Roberts received a great review by a Java Developers Journal columnist. Below are a couple of excerpts from the review: The Only Serious Book on the Java Telephony API Essential JTAPI travels through the major concepts in the first fewchapters, providing a technology overview and a look at telephony busarchitectures. Having explored telcom programming concepts, the authoranalyzes Javas suitability for addressing industry challenges. He examinescompeting technologies and does a good job of remaining unbiased,presenting the Java APIs as one among many approaches to be applied in thefield. Essential JTAPI ... will tend to appeal to developers in the telephony industry who want to implement either provider solutions or applications that rely heavily on telephony technology. The material is objective, effectively comparing Java with other choices, looking at the challenges that go with JTAPI implementations and providing a good look at what you need to do to get this all working for you. All in all, a targeted book with a lot to offer those who need to address this technology. - Review by Claude Duguay, who manages a software development team at Atrieva Corp. andwrites a column for the Java Developers Journal.


JTAPI enables telecom vendors to leverage the power of Java in building next-generation applications on the hardware and software platforms of their choice. Essential JTAPI is a nuts-and-bolts, task-oriented tutorial and reference designed to help professional developers get results with JTAPI fast. Understand the key challenges facing developers of telephony applications, and how best to organize a telecom development project. Examine the advantages and disadvantages of Java in telephony, and compare JTAPI alternatives such as TAPI, TSAPI, ECTF and Dialogic's APIs. Review JTAPI's modular components, packages, core components, class hierarchy, and capabilities. Build a real-world Win32-JTAPI binding, and extend JTAPI's core packages with additional packages for call control, telephony, media, call centers and private data. Walk through building a JTAPI call center application; avoid key pitfalls of JTAPI development; and discover the best ways to optimize JTAPI performance.

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