Web Services Articles in the WebSphere Developer Technical Journal

This month’s edition of the IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal is now online and contains several articles about Web services. Developing a CICS-based Web service with WebSphere Studio Enterprise Developer and SOAP for CICS Supporting Web services and B2B interactions: When to use Web Services Gateway vs. WebSphere Business Integration…

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IBM and WS-I

It’s now been more than two and a half years since IBM, Microsoft, and seven other companies announced the formation of the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I.org). Our reasons for starting the organization were varied, but boiled down to a couple of basic notions: Because of the sheer breadth of…

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The Eight Defining Concepts of an Enterprise Service Bus

I promised earlier that I would talk about the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) idea and have already pointed to a Forrester research article on the topic. In this entry I want to list what IBM considers the eight primary defining concepts of an ESB. Note the following are not my…

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Stop with “XML Web Services” vs. “Java Web Services”

Ok, this is a rant. I get annoyed every time I see a reference to “Java Web Services” or “XML Web Services.” The latter was invented by Microsoft to ensure that people wouldn’t possibly associate a non-favored technology with the developing Web Services technology. Then Sun came back and started…

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What is JavaOne?

I was rather disturbed by some news reports a couple of weeks ago that said that Sun is considering merging its Sun Network conference in with JavaOne 2005 (see Sun postpones Network product event, for example). What’s up with this? Sun Network is a Sun-specific conference for its customers and…

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