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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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
Web Services Journal recently asked its editorial advisory board for their answers on several questions about where Web services is going next year.
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.