Patent Number: 6,298,389

Title: Method for input and output of structures for the Java language

Abstract: The present invention includes a method and apparatus that allows languagesto send, receive and manipulate structures defined by other languages.Structurally, the present invention includes a preprocessor and a runtimelibrary. The preprocessor accepts, as input, source code written in ahigh-level language, such as C or C++. The preprocessor produces, asoutput, a series of Java classes. Each Java class describes a structuredefined in the input source code. Java programs use the descriptionsproduced by the preprocessor to send, receive and manipulate structuresthe structures defined in the input source code.

Inventors: Gerhardt; Alan L. (Dallas, TX)


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Expiration Date: 10/02/2013