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Enable real-world trading partner collaborations in SOA

This article is part of a series of short articles that introduce readers to the industry's various Web services standards. These articles provide a quick introduction to these standards, their backgrounds, underlying...

08/14/06

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Secure your SOA

This article is part of a series of short articles that introduce readers to the industry's various Web services standards. These articles provide a quick introduction to these standards, their backgrounds, underlying architectures,...

04/10/06

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Describe business process activities as Web services

This article is part of a series of short articles that introduce readers to the industry's various Web services standards. These articles provide a quick introduction to a standard, its background, underlying architecture, benefits,...

10/31/05

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The power behind the SOA repository

This article is written for readers looking at and considering efficient, flexible, and standards-based approaches to implementing real-world service-oriented architectures, or SOAs. With the proliferation of Web services and, hence,...

06/27/05

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Get familiar with ebXML Registry

This article is the first of a series of short articles that will introduce readers to the industry's various Web services standards. These articles will provide a quick introduction to a standard, its background, underlying...

04/25/05

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SAAJ: No strings attached

Developers rightly criticize SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) for being overly complex. At heart, however, SOAP is only an XML message format, and its complexity relates more with how we put SOAP to use. In its simplest form, SOAP...

09/12/03

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J2EE 1.4 eases Web service development

The latest J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) specification, version 1.4, makes Web services a core part of the Java enterprise platform. A set of JSRs (Java Specification Requests) in the Java Community Process define how...

06/20/03

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The first taste of Liberty

Prompting a user to separately log into closely affiliated Websites creates an awkward user experience. Web services that rely on one another may not even permit separate logins since they must operate without human intervention. The...

03/21/03

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I like your type: Describe and invoke Web services based on service type

The Web Service Description Language (WSDL) provides an XML grammar for defining and advertising a Web service, including a service's type. This article gives an overview of how to describe a Web service with WSDL. Frank Sommers uses...

09/20/02

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Publish and find UDDI tModels with JAXR and WSDL

This article presents a programming model for publishing and discovering Web services based on service interfaces. It starts by defining reusable WSDL (Web Services Description Language) interface documents and shows how to register...

09/20/02

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Supplement: The adventures of JWSDP

Frank Sommers examines the current array of Web services tools, specifically from Sun Microsystems' toolkit, Java Web Services Developer Pack (JWSDP). See the main article to this supplement, " Web Services Take Float with JAXR."...

05/17/02

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Web services take float with JAXR

Learn how you can describe and advertise your Web service so that others can find it, and how you can locate services on the Web in this second installment of our Web Services column. Frank Sommers takes an in-depth look at the Java...

05/17/02

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A birds-eye view of Web services

This article inaugurates JavaWorld's new Web Services column. The column will examine Web services technologies from a programmer's perspective and explore where Web services fit into a Java developer's toolbox. To kick off...

01/25/02

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