Loading object-oriented computer programs

  • US 7,191,434 B2
  • Filed: 03/08/2002
  • Issued: 03/13/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/14/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of loading onto a client device an object-oriented computer program, the method comprisingreceiving from a communications network to which the client device is attached a class file comprising a plurality of methods,compiling a method of the class file at the client device and prior to execution into native code and, subsequently, holding that code, ready for execution, in a computer memory of an execution enviroment without requiring the holding of the program code of the class file in the execution environment.

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