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How Web Services Can Boost Dev Productivity

In this case study, IDN takes a look at how the proper use of .Net, SOAP and XML tools and "project targeting" strategies are fueling developer productivity. The proper combo of tools, talents and the right project are enabling one developer to do the work of three at one dev shop, even when taking on tough custom GUI and integration projects.

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Devs Can Download First WS-I Interoperability Tests

Devs can now download the first set of WS-I interoperability testing tools aimed at ensuring compliance with its Basic Profile 1.0. See what's in the key tests for making sure that vendor and end user implementations of web services will work across Java, C#/.NET and legacy environments.

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Downloads: WS-I Issues First Interoperability Tests

The WS-I has released the first set of interoperability testing tools aimed at helping vendors and enterprise developers ensure compliance with its Basic Profile 1.0, the key to making sure their implemented web services will work across Java, C#/.NET and legacy environments. Download the first prerelease tests and read what they will do -- and won't -- for "out-of-the-box" web services interoperability testing.

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Financial Developers Gain Better Legacy Access

Enterprise developers in the financial sector will find one legacy vendor is making it easier to build web services that connect to legacy applications. Misys' Midas straight-through processing system, used by more than 800 banks and financial institutions worldwide, has opened up the gates to back-end data, applications and workflow through support for XML, SOAP, Java and VB/ASP. See what's bankable for web services development in the new release.

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A Developer's Roadmap to Using WS-Security

IDN takes an in-depth developers' look at WS-Security, now before WS-I's Basic Security Working Group. IDN spoke with Steven Van Roekel, a Microsoft web services director, and one of the co-authors WS-Security with IBM, Versign and others. He details the vision and benefits of the proposal, discusses how developers can use it, what cross-platform features exist and are planned, and how WS-Security backers are working with other camps.

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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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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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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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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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Expert Tips for Building Web Services Security

In this exclusive interview with IDN, Mark O'Neill, author of Web Services Security from McGraw-Hill, takes developers through other technologies and trends for building XML and web services security in 2003. Code samples, templates and an expert outlook on how to navigate a sea of emerging standards are all included.

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