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Hands-On: 7 Keys To Building a Better Web Service

For developers looking to unlock the secrets to a successful web services project, Kirby Turner, a Solution Developer with developer services and integration firm Avanade Inc. offers a keen insight: A web service, he says, is "simply a programmable application logic accessed by using standard Internet protocols." Turner uses this core idea as a basis for his "7 keys to building successful web services." In these tips, Turner touches on many questions, ranging from using registries, setting security, and even the vexing debate over how much XML hand-coding does a developer really need to know.

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JMS Work Brings Asynchronous Features to Apache SOAP

Vendor support for a variety of SOAP-to-Java (and Java-to-SOAP) communications techniques is gaining steam. In the latest example, the Apache Axis Project later this month will release the industry's first native SOAP support asynchronous web services. The support for asynchronous communications follows the inclusion of a JMS (Java Message Service) transport mechanism offered to Apache by Sonic Software.

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REST Moves To Put XML Data Sharing in Motion

As developers of web services become more interested in ways to support asynchronous communications, various vendors are pushing to improve SOAP-RPC capabilities. Meanwhile, another approach called REST (Representational State Transfer) is gaining developer attention as a way to tie together hundreds -- if not thousands -- of Internet nodes.

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OASIS Explores Protocol To Manage B2B Web Services

OASIS has taken on another massive project that could further define the role -- and architecture -- of web services in the B2B arena. A new committee, called the OASIS Management Protocol Technical Committee, is taking on the task of defining a new inter-enterprise protocol that would enable developers and sysadmins to build, monitor and manage web services interactions between companies. IDN interviews the chair of the committee to get an outlook of their goals for the upcoming months.

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Hands-On: Architecting Asynchronous Web Services

Learn how best to deliver guaranteed two-way (asynchronous) communications that will confirm transactions, update databases and otherwise make sure both ends of the web service are in synch. IDN has gathered some of the best and most up-to-date resources (code sets, techniques, advice) available on how your fellow developers are addressing the issue of asynchronous web services communications.

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Resources Galore Help Developers with Microsoft's WSDK

Last week, Microsoft released a "technical preview" of its Web Services Development Kit (WSDK), ahead of the general release late this fall. Key elements of the WSDK are aimed at providing developers with the first codesets to help them build services that use proposed workflow standards (including WS-Routing and WS-Referral). To jumpstart developers, Integration Developer News has provided a one-stop round-up on Microsoft WSDL resources.

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Software Giants Line Up Over Web Services Workflow

Last month, the focus in web service standards was on security. Now, IBM, Microsoft, Sun and other big software names are poised for another debate -- or compromise. See what's is store for the future of workflow and transaction management standards for web services, and get a scorecard to keep track of the players and proposals.

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Developer's Notebook -- Web Services Hit .Org Sector

Web services are enabling one developer to do what used to take three -- integrate systems at a non-profit affordably.

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What Developers Can Expect from OMA

What can wireless developers expect from the Open Mobile Alliance? IDN asks the author of "Learning Wireless Java".

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Hands On: Developers Comment on Visual J# .NET 1.0

Hear from Java developers with hands-on insights on using Visual J#.NET 1.0 for building web services.

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O'Reilly's 'Java and SOAP' Offers Troubleshooting Tips

This latest volume on Java and web services shows Java developers how best to use SOAP envelops to wrap their code.

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Microsoft Launches Visual J# .NET

After almost nine months of developer feedback, Microsoft ships its much-publicized Visual J# .NET toolkit for web service development.

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