Vol: 4 Iss: 1
There are many compelling reasons to use Web services. It seems as if everyone is at least playing with Web services. Almost every software vendor is building support for Web services into its platforms, languages, and tools. Web services enable any-to-any integration, supporting any p...
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 23,076
Altova recently released the 2004 version of XMLSPY and introduced a new product, MapForce 2004. This new version includes several updates and features that will assist with Web services development while also providing a graphical XML mapping tool for data transformation.
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 19,123
Object-oriented technologies are used today in the design and development processes for many computer systems; it is a proven paradigm and has made possible the development of large and complex software systems. Enabling platforms and tools for building and consuming Web services will ...
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 21,996
With brands sold in 180 markets around the world, British American Tobacco, the world's most international tobacco company, was looking for a way to access and analyze data to improve supply-chain performance. The IT department was charged with finding a new approach that would provide...
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 22,206
On August 12, 2003, the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I), released the Final Material version of the WS-I Basic Profile 1.0 specification. This publication represents an important milestone for WS-I and the Web services community as a whole.
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 16,733
Every year about this time, I like to take a moment to reflect on things. Some people make resolutions, but I've never been very good at that, so instead I try to take a look forward and see where the year is going to take us, and what we need to accomplish.
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 14,803 Replies: 1
If you're looking to deploy a UDDI registry that provides strong standards support, a capable API, and security and management capabilities, look no further than Systinet's WASP UDDI version 4.6. WASP UDDI is a UDDI server that supports UDDI specification versions 1 and 2 as well as th...
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 17,543
In the first article of this series (WSJ, Vol. 3, issue 12), I described generic Java and examined the issues involved in supporting variant generic types in Java. That article also explained how generic variant types increase the readability, maintainability, and safety of our code.
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 13,669
Much has happened to the World Wide Web since its start, with continuing and dramatic improvements that have created one of the most powerful information sharing and communications tools worldwide. During the past few years, Web applications and services have burst onto the scene, expa...
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 17,594
Web Services Journal recently asked its editorial advisory board for their answers on several questions about where Web services is going next year.
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 11,830 Replies: 2
As Web services move beyond opportunistic implementations and proof-of-concept deployments to support enterprise-wide services in mission-critical applications, the need for Web services management becomes ever more pressing.
Dec. 31, 2003 Reads: 15,355