Abstract: A system for remotely developing an telephony application for a call handling server comprises: program code components for each process used by the call handling server and an associated reduced code components for each process; an application designer for combining the reduced code components into an application design; networking capability for sending the application designer and reduced code components to a client and receiving a completed application design; and an application builder for assembling, according to the application design, the program code components into an self contained application.
July 15, 1998
Date of Patent:
October 31, 2000
International Business Machines Corp.
Nicholas David Butler, Jacqueline Bowden, Steven John Hyatt, David Seager Renshaw, Yuk-Lun Wong
Abstract: A method for creating and configuring a component-based application through text-based descriptive attribute grammar includes creating a parse tree from an application description file, transforming the parse tree into a plurality of components corresponding to instances of classes in an application framework, and initializing and further processing the components to launch the component-based application. Additionally, a system for creating and configuring a component-based application includes a parser, a plurality of element processors, an element mapper, an attribute mapper, and a parameter converter.