Google Assigned Patent for System and Method for Reducing Startup Cost of a Software ApplicationTargeted News Service
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 5 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,260,876) developed by Matthew J. Bolohan, Kitchener, Canada, Robert J. Kroeger, Waterloo, Canada, and Aleksandr V. Kennberg, Waterloo, Canada, for a "system and method for reducing startup cost of a software application."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A computing device has one or more processors and memory storing programs executed by the one or more processors. The computing device initializes a main application on a first thread. The main application has a first synchronous connection with a target application. After the main application performs one or more operations at the target application through the first synchronous connection, the computing device initializes an assistant process on a second thread. The assistant process has a second synchronous connection with the target application and an asynchronous connection with the main application. After receiving a request from the main application through the asynchronous connection, the assistant process performs one or more operations at the target application through the second synchronous connection."The patent application was filed on April 3, 2009 (12/418,444). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,260,876&OS=8,260,876&RS=8,260,876
Written by Arpi Sharma; edited by Anand Kumar.