January 22, 2002
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In many cases, changes to optimize SOA applications for virtual and cloud resources are limited to the publication and orchestration processes. Continue Reading
SearchSOA.com’s Jack Vaughan spoke with Rob Daigneau, whose new book Service Design Patterns offers solutions to common service design challenges. Continue Reading
The BPEL orchestration standard allows for contract-first Web services design inside an SOA. This tip identifies best practices for using BPEL and WSDL for service contracts. Continue Reading
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Business Process Execution Language is part of a long history of defining g Web services-based business processes. Discover the features of BPEL and how it fits with related standards such as REST, WSDL, and BPMN. Continue Reading
In order to obtain metadata description capabilities for REST, like the ones WSDL gives to SOAP, developers have created WADL (Web Application Description Language). Continue Reading
William Brogden digs into where the standards muscle of SOAP and its associated toolkits can trump the simpler style of REST. Continue Reading
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Anne Thomas Manes discusses the differences between WSDL 1.1 and 2.0 and discusses the reasons for choosing the less common version 2.0. Continue Reading
Anne Thomas Manes discusses how SOAP and WSDL compliment each other for Web services. Continue Reading