Adventure Builder Glossary and Acronyms

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Activity provider
The Activity Provider is an external organization that allows the Adventure Builder to book an activity.
Ajax
Ajax stands for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML. Using Ajax clients can asynchronously access server data, thereby creating more interactive web applications than ones using traditional technology. For more information see (Ajax at Adaptive Path)
Airline provider
The Airline Provider is an external organization that allows the Adventure Builder to make travel arrangements.
C&C
Component & Connector. This is synonymous with a runtime view.
DAO
DAO stands for Data Access Object. DAO is a common design pattern used for abstracting data access in an enterprise application. For more information see (DAO Pattern)
EJB
EJB stands for Enterprise Java Beans. EJBs are business logic components (no user interface) in the Java EE technology. There are four types of EJBs: stateless session beans, stateful session beans, entity beans and message-driven beans. For more information about Java EE, read Sun's tutorial.
GWT
GWT stands for Google Web Toolkit. It is a framework for creating web applications. For more information see (GWT)
JSP
JSP stands for Java Server Page. It is a server side technology used for separation of user interface from business logic. For more information see (JSP)
Lodging provider
The Lodging Provider is an external organization that allows the Adventure Builder to make a hotel reservation.
OPC
OPC stands for Order Processing Center. It's the core component in the Adventure Builder system. See the Top Level SOA View for more information.
SOAP
TODO
Servlet
A servlet is a server side component that is usually used as a controller in the Model View Controller design pattern. For more information see Servlet.
WAF
WAF stands for web application framework. See the Top Level Module Uses View for more information.
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