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Survey Finds Java, .NET in Wide Use for Web Services

A survey of IT professionals released last month by Compuware Corp. found that almost two-thirds of all enterprise development shops are already using J2EE, .NET or some modeling techniques to build web services, and many are using both -- this, despite recent analyst research that predicts web services will be limited by tight budgets, a lack of standards and unproven technologies.

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Survey Finds Java, .NET in Wide Use for Web Services

A survey of IT professionals released at JavaOne by Compuware Corp. found that almost two-thirds of all enterprise development shops are already using J2EE, .NET or some modeling techniques to build web services, and many are using both -- this, despite recent analyst research that predicts web services will be limited by tight budgets, a lack of standards and unproven technologies.

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Gartner Reports on Dev Opportunities in Web Services

Recent research from Gartner Dataquest finds there will be a strong pick up in demand for developers and integrators with skills using XML, SOAP, .NET and Java. In this report for IDN from senior Gartner analysts, developers get in-depth data on how IT execs plan to deploy web services over the next 12 months -- from the projects being built to the products being used. See why Gartner says devs with skills in Microsoft, Oracle and IBM have the most momentum.

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Java Vendors Look To Add Jolt To Tech, Community

On the eve of next week's JavaOne, there are signs that the major Java vendors -- IBM, Oracle, BEA, Sun, Borland and many others -- are each in their own way looking to re-invigorate the development language, and the community. See where the pushes -- and pulls -- will come from in the Java world this summer.

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Gartner Sheds Light on Developer Opps in Web Services

Recent research from Gartner Dataquest finds there will be a strong pick up in demand for developers and integrators with skills using XML, SOAP, .NET and Java. In this report for IDN from senior Gartner analysts, developers get in-depth data on how IT execs plan to deploy web services over the next 12 months -- from the projects being built to the products being used. See why Gartner says devs with skills in Microsoft, Oracle and IBM have the most momentum.

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Seagull Tool Eases Web Services GUI Work

Like many Java tools providers, Seagull is looking to lower the bar on the complexity of building web services -- especially when writing custom GUIs. Unlike many Java vendors, however, Seagull has a novel strategy: Release a drag-and-drop tools environment based on Microsoft's ASP.NET. See how Seagull says its visual ASP.NET tool will help developers -- even on the Java side -- speed the deployment and customization of their web services.

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XMLSec 1.0 Helps Ensure Multi-Platform WS-Security

Developers now have one more assurance that they will be able to implement WS-Security across multiple platforms. The XML Security Library, an Open Source implementation of W3C's XML Digital Signature and XML Encryption (the core components of WS-Security), has released XMLSec 1.0 to developers. Get this download and other key XML security add-ons.

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SOAP 1.2 Marks Start of Web Services Testing Era

ZapThink, a Waltham, Mass.-based research firm, predicts the release of SOAP 1.2 will fuel the search for -- and development of -- tools and technologies that help developers (and sysadmins) make sure that the web services they build today will work optimally. If you're preparing for SOAP 1.2, take a tour of the web services management options that await you.

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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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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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