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August 07, 2008
Amazon Mechanical Turk now offers Graphical User Interface (GUI) tools for business analysts and users seeking to better integrate people into Web 2.0 workflow processes.
June 25, 2008
Eclipse Ganymede offers new WSDL features and enhancements to the Web Tools Platform designed to make life easier for developers working of SOA projects.
November 08, 2007
John Michelsen, chief scientist at iTKO Inc., the service-oriented architecture (SOA) testing and governance provider, believes there is a middle way between the rigorous governance proposed for SOA based on WS-* specifications and the other end of ...
February 06, 2007
The original definition of Web services included SOAP, WSDL and UDDI, but the latter was often ignored, until now, as a Burton Group report says UDDI v3.0 is emerging as a key standard for SOA registry and repository technology.
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This chapter, excerpted from Core C# and .NET, takes a look at the pluses and minues of implementing and consuming Web services in a .NET environment, presenting Web services from both the server and client perspective. Continue Reading
This case study looks at how one business improved its self-service capabilities for its customers using Web services. It examines the architectural and security issues associated with creating a "service layer" to front a series of heterogeneous ... Continue Reading
This chapter, excerpted from Service-Oriented Architecture: A Field Guide to Integrating XML and Web Services, focuses on the standards that make up the Web services platform and how Web services relates to service-oriented architecture. Continue Reading
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Improper WSDL design can affect performance. This tip provides observations and advice on WSDL testing and design for your Java-based Web services. Continue Reading
Gartner Group analyst pinpoints key issues that technology decision-makers need to weigh regarding both platforms. Continue Reading
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A SearchWebServices.com member asks one of our experts, "When an application server gets a SOAP request, what namespaces/schemas does it use to parse it?" Continue Reading