Platform Independent Computer Interface Software Responsive to Scripted Commands
Patent, Filed 30 Sep 1997, patented 2 Nov 1999
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A Universal Client with a self-contained scripting language called GUIScript allows computing systems of varying architectures linked to the Internet or connected by an Intranet to run the same application software without modification or recompilation. Using a client-server architecture, the Universal Client receives GUIScript from the server. which commands the Universal Client to display certain graphical user interface GUI objects. The GUIScript also describes he behavior of the GUI objects presented by the Universal Client, thus providing a personality which defines the client application without changing the Universal Clients software. The Universal Client can also send GUIScript to the server to cause he server to execute commands Preferably, a storage medium stores computer readable instructions for permitting a computer to display a graphical user interface GUI responsive to commands issued in the GUIScript scripting language to a Universal Client running on a JAVATrademark virtual machine.
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