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Web Services Update "Screen Scraping"

Web services are presenting Java and NET developers new easy-to-learn opportunities to access and integrate with valuable legacy assets, according to a growing number of enterprise apps professionals. See why non-programmatic approaches, including even screen scraping could boost career opps for Java and .NET enterprise devs.

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SAP To Better Link IT with Business Analysts

SAP execs see a huge uptick in F2000 SOA projects that can lower the cost of developing or adjusting code to meet business needs. That means developers and architects will need more than Java, .NET and XML technology skills, they say. Take a look at SAP's 2-year Enterprise Service Architecture approach, which looks to 'connect-the-dots' between IT assets a company's business goals.

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Web Services 2005 -- Five Keys Unlock the Gate

Sun's vice president of Java's web services and tools says open web services are at a crossroads in 2005, and posits that there are five (5) keys that would fully unlock the power of these new, open technologies. Notably, Keller says, XML has the power to create a vast array of portable data options. He also says multi-vendor co-operation on a number of fronts, spurred by end user pressures, may unlock web services full power.

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Architect FAQ for WS-Security Projects

Two key events for web services security this week: (a) The RSA Security convenes in San Francisco; and (b) OASIS wraps up final comments on its plan to secure SOAP attachments via WS-Security. To give architects and devs some hands-on perspectives on securing web services projects, IDN spoke with Mark O'Neill, a leading web services security expert author.

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ESA: A 2005 'Business-Savvy' Take on SOAs

During 2005, demand for SOA-savvy architects and developers is poised to explode, says leading enterprise software maker SAP. But, to enjoy a huge upside, these SOA experts will need more than Java, .NET and XML technology skills. See why SAP says F1000 firms will clamor for ESA (Enterprise Service Architecture) experts who can 'connect-the-dots' between IT assets a company's business goals.

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Inside WS-Security -- A Developer's View

As the WS-I's Basic Security Working Group convenes this week, IDN takes an in-depth developers' look at WS-Security, a top proposal before BSWG. 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 could implement it, what cross-platform features exist and are planned, and how WS-Security backers are working with other camps.

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2005: A Milestone for Enterprise Mobile Apps

Predictions of a strong boon in enterprise mobile have been made almost every year since the late 1990s. But this time, the stars are aligning to make 2005 the year of the mobile enterprise, says an exec with Sybase's iAnywhere Solutions. The key: A wave of mobile integration standards and technologies that bring low-cost, easy-to-deploy integration between enterprise software and smartphones, PDAs, tablets and other off-the-shelf mobile devices.

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2005: A Milestone for Enterprise Mobile Apps

Predictions of a strong boon in enterprise mobile have been made almost every year since the late 1990s. But this time, the stars are aligning to make 2005 the year of the mobile enterprise, says an exec with Sybase's iAnywhere Solutions. The key: A wave of mobile integration standards and technologies that bring low-cost, easy-to-deploy integration between enterprise software and smartphones, PDAs, tablets and other off-the-shelf mobile devices.

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Study Finds Changing DBA Roles in 2005

A report from Evans Data Corp. has found that more than half of all DBAs are working not just with their SQL database, but with web services, XML, middleware and even application performance tasks. See more about the changing face of DBAs and devs in 2005.

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B2B Web Services Set for 2005 Blast Off

J Scott Bushey, a principal solutions developer with Avanade, shares why his firm see strong demand for B2B-based web services solutions, designed to better integrate partner networks. See why tapping into his 3 key trends in EDI/VAN modernization will create huge opportunities for architects and developers.

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Avoid Top 5 Web Service Security Flaws

The "Top 5" threats list for web services notes that many vulnerabilities arise from some common practices -- including the use of open or standards-based technologies. Learn how XML parsing and WSDL publishing can open up your business to attacks, and get some expert tips for avoiding security holes.

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SAP Boosts Reliability, Integration for Java Devs

SAP is bringing a host of improvements to its NetWeaver and J2EE app server technologies, including better reliability, improve data management and easier business integration tools. See why SAP says Java/J2EE devs in 2005 deserve better features to support reliability and integration both "inside" and "outside" the container.

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