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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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XML: Five Years and Counting - An AppDev Guide

Believe it or not, XML turned 5 last month. But if you think the W3C's XML work is winding down, you'd be wrong -- on many fronts. IDN takes the occasion to bring developers/sysadmins up to date on W3C's plans, and on the latest resources for XML and the XML Schema Definition (XSD).

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WS-Security Set To Become a Core Standard

The lead author of a comprehensive book on web services security expects WS-Security to become a foundation standard for securing web services, and tells developers to dismiss remaining debates as mute. Mark O'Neill, author of Web Services Security, shares with IDN various insights on a wide range of security topics, with sample code thrown in for "safe" measure.

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Download: Tool Finds Best XML Parsers for Projects

Developers have a wide choice when it comes to XML parsers, so how do you know which one is best for which jobs? Developer Pankaj Kumar has authored a nifty XML benchmarking tool for gauging parser performance, and also has come up with a short parsers checklist. Download the tool and see the checklist here.

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Developers with XML Content Skills in Demand

An explosion in demand for developers who know how to build, manage and update dynamic XML-based content is coming -- starting this year, at least according to a study by Zapthink. See why developers who know how to use XML to deliver smart and inexpensive content solutions for end users will create new job opportunities.

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Dynamic Content to Spur Demand for XML Skills

In 2003, enterprise developers and end users are spending more time trying to find and format content than they spend creating it. See why ZapThink says this trend will create a huge opportunity for developers skilled in XML and web services to provide cost-effective solutions to their companies.

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W3C Enters Uncertain Waters with New Workflow Group

This month, the W3C officially began the process of exploring standards for Choreography -- the way web services will exchange business rules for workflow within an enterprise and between businesses. But even before the new working group holds its first meeting, political and technical rifts among vendors could cloud the work's immediate impact.

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Quick Guide to Taming XML for Integration

Knowing some in-depth XML can really make a difference in the performance and ease of integration for certain beginner web services projects. Integration Developer News recently spoke with execs at an experienced web services development firm to provide a Quick Guide to some of the best XML tips for senior Java and ASP/.NET developers.

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Java, Microsoft Drivers on Web Services Road

Developers familiar with Java and Microsoft driver technologies (JDBC and ODBC) will see a boon in XML-enabled tools in 2003, according to a leading provider of drivers and tools. See why SQL is for data at rest and XML is for data in motion, as DataDirect Technologies works with leading SQL vendors Oracle, Microsoft, Sybase and others.

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Driving ODBC, JDBC Drivers to XML Web Services

It will get much easier in 2003 for developers using ODBC and JDBC to upgrade to XML-based web services, according to DataDirect Technologies, one of the leading providers of database driver technologies to software providers and end users. See how DataDirect is working with leading vendors, including Oracle, Microsoft, Sybase and key Java developers, to bring strong XML support to SQL data.

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W3C Takes Big Steps to Finalize SOAP, XML Standards

The W3C has taken significant steps forward to give web services developers a collection of core standards for protocols and language use. Most notably, standards for SOAP, XML Namespaces and XHTML are entering their final stages, and final adoption could be only weeks away.

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Developer Advice as Unity over Security Emerges

As Sun, Microsoft and IBM unify on web service security, a just-released ZapThink study suggests some helpful ways for developers to separate hype from reality.

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