Java remote file chooser

Posted on 2001-06-16
Last Modified: 2010-04-16
how to select a file from a remote PC using Serial port as the only connectivity between two PC's.

note i should not be using a FTP or RMI method or even Sockets as there is no LAN connection.

Pls .....Help me otherwise ....
Question by:thazim

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superschlonz earned 200 total points
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Then you need a serverprocess ont the remote PC and a client process on the
local PC. You can define your own protocol for listing directories and transferring
files. I think the siplest way to implement such a protocol is to send command lines
and return one or more lines of text as output (perhaps followed by an empty line
to show the end of the output).

You also need the Java Communications API (
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