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With black searches life in the corner. However there's no fixed line of play here, no joseki.
A lot of different variations have been seen in professional go. The sequence presented here is the one which is most popular amongst amateur players.
Because is a bit heavy, there has been experimented with a hanging connection instead. However the disadvantage of this is that black can attack this shape with in the following diagram:
Another popular way of playing for white is to close of the center.
If the left side is important then white can also play as follows.