Most businesses store and query data with relational databases but need to use Extensible Markup Language (XML) to exchange and display data on the Web and with vendors and partners. As a result, programmers need to deal with both relational and XML data, often at the same time. Emergi...
Web services are ideal for integrating third-party services into your applications. However, SOAP-based Web services are based on the request-response model like most Web sites. To provide finely grained functionalities, the RPC API is often very verbose and requires multiple network r...
Rich client, thick client, thin client - what are they? What are the benefits of rich client, in particular Java Rich Client? This session presents an overview of the various client technologies, in particular various Java-based rich-client solutions, including Swing/AWT, SWT, and XML....
Web services hold great promise for exposing functionality to the outside world. They allow organizations to quickly connect disparate systems in a platform-neutral manner. The real challenge occurs when Web services need to address the underlying complexity and inflexibility of the sy...
Implementing service oriented architecture (SOA) for Fortune 50 corporations takes more than a hit-or-miss approach. This presentation will provide attendees with insights into a practical, lessons-learned approach to the implementation of an SOA architecture through a short examinatio...
Salesforce.com's sforce Web services API features one of the most innovative and widely used enterprise class Web services. In designing this Web service, the developers had to navigate several challenging issues in how best to create an effective Web service that did not sacrifice cap...
An up-to-date, comprehensive, and practical discussion of Web services security, and the first to cover the final release of new standards SAML 1.1 and WS-Security. Comprehensive coverage and practical examples of the industry standards XML Signature and XML Encryption will be presente...
Web services and service-oriented architectures (SOAs) are emerging as an integral part of the enterprise IT strategy. According to a recent IDC study, Web services-related revenue is expected to triple from $1.1 billion worldwide in 2003, to $3.4 billion in 2004, and $16.6 billion by ...
Any modern financial trading system is a complex distributed application that runs on multiple platforms and consists of components and services that have to communicate with each other. This presentation is about using JMS and message-oriented middleware as a backbone that provides a ...
The mainstreaming of SOAs requires a more general approach to the notion of identities - beyond simply central management of people identities and into the realm of managing applications, devices, and other identities that represent entities that are first-class participants in this ap...
This session teaches developers how to get up and running in the field of Web services. The talk begins with an overview of Web services, highlighting their purpose and benefits. Along the way, developers will learn the strengths and weaknesses of SOAP, XML-RPC, and REST, the three maj...
SPOT is a new Microsoft technology intended to dramatically increase the usefulness of everyday objects by bringing them firmly into the era of high technology. As just one example, MSN Direct is a new service that can wirelessly deliver up-to-the-minute news, weather, and other essent...
Despite the open industry standards that underlie Web services, interoperability has been a key challenge for vendors and customers implementing Web services. One reason for this is that the relevant industry standards often permit multiple acceptable implementation alternatives. This ...
Service-oriented architecture (SOA) has quickly taken center stage as the primary development style of the next decade and beyond. Businesses of all types are preparing for the SOA revolution that promises consistency of process, reduction in duplicate work, ease of maintenance, servic...
Why do developers favor Java technology for developing Web services? Java technology is the most ready platform for Web services and service-oriented architectures, complete with interoperability, platform independence, and security built-in. This tutorial will review several Java tech...


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