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Next Wave of Tools, IDEs To Support 'Process Development'

A new wave of web services tools and IDE extensions are coming to support process-driven services, predicts ZapThink, a web services research firm. These tools will sport better web services modeling and some high-performance cross-platform extensions for both the Java and .NET worlds. See why ZapThink says your next toolset should have "integration" built-in.

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Tool Auto-Generates Web Services GUIs, Workflow

Engineers at Iron Speed are trying to wring out the time-consuming learning curve out of web services development by auto-generating code for several aspects -- including GUI, queries, workflow, transaction management and even database connectivity. See how the new offering, available for .NET now and Java later this year, goes auto-XML generation a few steps better.

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Early-Release XQuery Tools Could Be Out by Fall

Database vendors are aligning over XQuery as a standard for querying XML data and documents. IBM and Microsoft just submitted a test suite to W3C for review, and even have help from Oracle and Informix to fine-tune XQuery's support for Java. XML-watchers say early code samples and implementations could be ready by fall, with full XQuery out there in early 2004. Get an update and resources.

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Database Vendors Align Over XQuery Work

For all the recent disharmony among database providers over web services workflow (or choreography), there is unity on another key front, XQuery. The W3C this week should begin reviewing a test suite for complying with its standards for querying XML data and documents. Even though the test is based on joint work by IBM and Microsoft, competitors Oracle, Informix, and others are climbing aboard.

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Sun Wastes Little Time Preparing WS-I "Wish List"

It's barely a week since Sun Microsystems was voted onto the board at WS-I, and already the company is mapping out their agenda for contributing to the web services group of more than 160+ vendors co-founded by Microsoft and IBM. Sun's WS-I delegate, Mark Hapner, a distinguished engineer, shared Sun's potentially controversial "To Do" list for changes in WS-I with IDN. See what you think.

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SGML2x-to-XML Converter Speeds Doc Conversions

Many developers are looking for better ways to prepare their document-based data for XML-based cross-platform sharing in a web services environment. Their search might be rewarded by a free scripting project designed to help developers apply a DSSSL (Document Style Semantics and Specification Language) stylesheet to an SGML or XML document.

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J2EE Voices Ask If Success Is Spoiling JBoss

It's been a good news/bad news run lately for JBoss, the "Open Source" version of the J2EE-based application server. Over the past few weeks, JBoss has been on a roll attracting sales, developers and software partners. But, JBoss' success has also attracted criticism from developers, customers and even Sun Microsystems. IDN looks at the latest with JBoss, and speaks with Sun execs concerned that JBoss, despite its success, is still not J2EE compliant.

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Developers Use XML for Real Time Data Access

A study by leading developer-focused research firm Evans Data found XML is gaining "surprising" steam for certain mission-critical data access projects. See how application and database developers are turning to XML to support real-time data updates for various enterprise users.

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Web Services Tool for End-to-End Code Generation

If you're a would-be web services developer stymied by a lack of tools or a steep learning curve, one Silicon Valley tools firm is looking to cut 80% of your coding. Iron Speed has developed a framework platform that could auto-generate 80% of your code for GUI, queries, workflow, transaction management and database connectivity. Find out if their approach might help your project.

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Developers Use XML for Real Time Data Access

A study by leading developer-focused research firm Evans Data found XML is gaining "surprising" steam for certain mission-critical data access projects. See how application and database developers are turning to XML to support real-time data updates for various enterprise users.

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Financial Projects Reveal Web Services Secrets

As Wall Street proves to be an early adopter of Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs), there are lessons that can be used by many developers. Gunjan Samtani tells IDN the key to successful web services is in maximizing assets and understanding data flow.

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2003 Tools Unlock Doors to the "Glass House"

A growing number of web services tools and technologies -- from XML links, to gateways and connectors -- are helping .Net and Java developers unlock the doors to legacy "Glass House" resources. See why the Gartner Group says 2003 may be the year where web services developers/integrators begin to push the boundaries.

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