ION (IDL On the Net) is a family of add-on modules for IDL. ION Script and ION Java are packages for publishing IDL-driven applications on the Web. They are included on the IDL CD as an optional feature. An extra-cost ION license is required to use ION Script and ION Java. For more information on ION, see "Introduction to ION" in the ION manual.
This section discusses the following new features and enhancements in ION 6.1:
ION Script now supports the use of the secure HTTP protocol (HTTPS). Aside from the need to modify URLs to use "https" rather than "http," no changes are necessary to existing ION Script applications.