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  • How to test RESTful APIs like a pro

    RESTful API testing is about establishing a culture of continuous testing and team accountability. Greg Sypolt reviews the core components of a RESTful API testing program.

  • Best practices for managing API portfolios

    As important as APIs have become, many still fail to achieve API success by not setting goals properly. Tom Nolle explains why this matters and how to manage an API portfolio.

  • The future for developers in a NoOps era

    What do developers and musicians have in common? Both have been stripped of the middleman as their products are delivered directly to users. But what does a NoOps era look like?

  • Modernize legacy systems with the cloud

    If you're struggling to bring your legacy applications into the modern age, the cloud can help bridge systems. Expert Steve Weissman says it may not always be ideal, but can still work.


  • XML Topic Maps for organized data

    Ed Tittel explains the purpose XML Topic Maps and describes interesting ways to put this technology to work.

  • SOA infrastructure: Mediation and orchestration

    In a four-part series we will examine the most common SOA infrastructure requirements, their various degrees of complexity and how organizations can take an incremental approach towards SOA infrast...

  • Should services be stateful?

    Ronald Schmelzer discusses the controversy over loose coupling and its abilities to stay stateless while planning and implement SOA.

  • REST versus SOAP - the REST story

    William Brogden discusses the creation of REST and its implications as a style rather than a standard of Web services.

  • RELAX NG, the XML Schema alternative

    Ed Tittel discusses why those who need to build schemas for XML documents or document collections and have been frustrated by XML Schema may find RELAX NG a preferable alternative.

  • An SOA call to arms

    Adam Michelson looks at the current state of SOA and lays out what needs to be done to take it from a promising idea to an installed and working practice.

  • Business modeling and outside-in SOA

    Jason Bloomberg discusses how as organizations look to service orientation to provide best practices for leveraging information technology, the human ability to model complex situations becomes a c...

  • JavaScript Object Notation for Ajax Web services

    Daniel Rubio digs into JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), the simplified data format that is gaining popularity with Ajax services and Web-based clients.

  • SOA meets Web 2.0 - Where the Java EE standards fall sh

    Stephen Maryka explores Java and Ajax technologies in an effort to understand the complex relationship between standards-based SOA and the ungoverned Web 2.0.

  • RDF, a Semantic Web on-ramp

    In this tip, Ed Tittel discusses why XML developers should learn more about Resource Description Framework.

  • Model-driven SOA

    In this SOA Advisor, Adam Michelson notes the lack of SOA modeling tools and provides his own architectural modeling framework.

  • The role of transformation services in SOA

    This ZapFlash discusses the need to access information of many disparate types from many disparate sources and the semantic integration challenges that are created.

  • Using XML pipelines part two: Pipelines and Web service

    This part two by William Brogden discusses existing toolkits oriented around the XML pipeline processing concept.

  • Inside the Google Web Toolkit

    Ed Tittel digs into the developer tools and Ajax functionality inside the Google WebToolkit.

  • Technological independence with SCA and SDO

    This article discusses the introduction of Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Service Data Objects (SDO) and how it has become simpler and more powerful for developers to use SOA applications.

  • High performance SOA

    In this guest commentary, Jason Bloomberg discusses how to maintain services abstractions in highest performance SOA environments.

  • SOA ready for download

    In this guest commentary, Adam Michelson provides a detailed examination of popular open source software solutions available for SOA.

  • Mashups and Web services

    In this tip, Daniel Rubio discusses a new series of issues dealing with Web services mashups.

  • SAML remains open, securing XML security

    In this tip, Ed Tittel discusses how Sun choosing not to enforce its patent on SAML helps further the whole open source environment growing up around XML security markup languages.

  • SOA + RIA + OSS = Web 2.0

    In this guest commentary, Adam Michelson discusses the combination of SOA, rich Internet applications (RIA), open source software (OSS) and Web 2.0.