SOA standards bodies

  • November 11, 2010 11 Nov'10

    WS-I completes its work

    The Web Services Interoperability group (WS-I) has completed work on some basic profiles and at the same time announced the completion of the organization's work. Stewardship over WS-I's assets, operations and mission will move to the OASIS ...

  • March 20, 2007 20 Mar'07

    eBay pilot takes RIA Web services direct to desktop

    Using the alpha version of Adobe's just announced Apollo runtime, eBay developers have created a pilot application that bypasses browser technology to link PC and Mac desktop applications directly to eBay's Web services.

  • February 15, 2007 15 Feb'07

    SOA event apps range from Wall St. to online gaming

    Complex event processing is emerging as a complement to Web services and SOA in the stock trading world, but it's not all that serious as one gaming application indicates.

  • January 24, 2007 24 Jan'07

    XQuery, the SQL for SOA, wins final W3C approval

    W3C finally approved XQuery 1.0, a language that it believes will provide SOA and Web services developers a standard way of handling XML data, much as SQL did for relational data in the client/server era.

  • December 26, 2006 26 Dec'06

    The top SOA/Web services stories of 2006, part 1

    This first of two year-in-review articles includes WS-Policy, agile development, the changing ESB and Eclipse getting more involved with SOA and Web services.

  • March 14, 2006 14 Mar'06

    SAML declares victory, closes in on a billion IDs

    The Liberty Alliance estimates that it will issue more than one billion SAML federated identities before the end of the year and now claims it has become the de facto identity management standard for Web services.

  • February 21, 2006 21 Feb'06

    A secure SOA takes MedicAlert from bracelets to USB devices

    MedicAlert members can access and update their critical medical information over the Internet — securely – and carry it with them on a keychain.

  • May 24, 2005 24 May'05

    Collaboration key to Web services success

    Web services still faces two obstacles -- one technical, the other managerial.

  • March 31, 2005 31 Mar'05

    HP donates WS management specs to Apache

    While Hewlett-Packard is chanting the benefits of Web services management standards, Forrester thinks the celebrations are premature.

  • March 21, 2005 21 Mar'05

    Java 'Mustang' adds Web services horsepower

    Sun executives last week talked about upcoming Java "'Mustang" release, which improves Web services support on the client side.

  • December 09, 2003 09 Dec'03

    Web services expert predictions 2004 -- Ben Watson, Standards

    Web services experts offer their predictions for 2004.