May 26, 2018
Sun’s Java Communications API
The JavaTM Communications API can be used to write platform-independent communications applications for applications like voice mail, fax and smartcards.
This version of the Java Communications API contains support for RS232 serial ports and IEEE 1284 parallel ports. With updated functionality, one can
Enumerate ports available on the system. Open and claim ownership of ports. Resolve port ownership contention between multiple applications. Perform asynchronous and synchronous I/O on ports. Receive Beans-style events describing communication port state changes.