My current research area covers component based programming.
There are competing component models, which represent de-facto-standards
and are based on proprietary developments:
Currently I am working on the CoPL (Component Plan Language)
and CoML (Component Markup Language) project. Read more ...
In the AllWin project I implemented a prototype for a B2B scenario using
J2EE (EJB, servlets etc.) and WAP (WML etc.) technology.
I also stuck my nose into the REFORM project.
I was an "unofficial code hacking slave" for a period of 6 months. I used CORBA ;-).
The JavaBean versus (D)COM project has been
to find out the component models' usefuelness in
building real-world applications and to compare the underlying component
models (JavaBeans, DCOM) based on a concrete sample application.