RMI stands for Remote Method Invocation. It is a mechanism that allows an object residing in one system (JVM) to access/invoke an object running on another JVM.
RMI is used to build distributed applications; it provides remote communication between Java programs. It is provided in the package java.rmi.
This tutorial has been prepared for beginners to make them understand the basics of Remote Method Invocation in Java.
For this tutorial, it is assumed that the readers have a prior knowledge of Java programming language. In some of the programs of this tutorial, we have used JavaFX for GUI purpose. So, it is recommended that you go through our JavaFX tutorial before proceeding further. http://www.tutorialspoint.com/javafx/