ONJava.com -- Zero Configuration Networking: Using the Java APIs, Part 1: "Zero Configuration Networking: Using the Java APIs, Part 1
by Daniel H. Steinberg, Stuart Cheshire
Editor's Note: Zeroconf, also known by Apple's trade name of Bonjour, and previously as Rendezvous, offers interesting solutions to the problems of self-networking, in the potential absence of host naming and address assignment. Zeroconf applications can advertise themselves on the network and discover available services. Zero Configuration Networking: The Definitive Guide, by Stuart Cheshire and Daniel H. Steinberg, introduces the concepts and the many implementations of Zeroconf, including its Java API. In this first of a two-part introduction, the authors look at registering a service with Java."