- March 26, 2007
Vendors led by IBM and Hewlett-Packard has submitted Service Modeling Language (SML) to the W3C.
- January 24, 2007
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.
- August 10, 2006
Toufic Boubez, a pioneer of Web services and SOA standards, discusses WS-Policy and how things stand with it as it moves toward becoming an official W3C standard.
- April 27, 2006
The W3C accepts the Web services specification WS-Policy for standards consideration, bringing a key component for SOA into the public domain.
- April 24, 2006
The much anticipated WS-Policy standard will provide a loosely coupled framework for adding governance and security to SOA deployments.
- March 09, 2005
As companies embrace service-oriented architecture, the Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) continues to gain traction as a means to weave Web services into meaningful business processes. While BPEL allows existing services to be orchestrated...
- December 13, 2004
Three separate drafts were released that outline a standard way for referencing and addressing network endpoints that receive Web services messages.
- October 11, 2004
The new working group will create a standard way to reference endpoints that receive Web services messages.
- August 11, 2004
Microsoft and Sun are among a group of computing giants that have submitted the WS-Addressing specification to the World Wide Web Consortium. Could this spec smooth the rift between Microsoft and Sun?
- April 28, 2004
Recently, the World Wide Web Consortium announced final approval of two key technologies for the Semantic Web. These are the revised Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the Web Ontology Language (OWL). Learn more in this article by Martin ...
- March 31, 2004
The Web Services Description Working Group within the W3C has been busy writing two drafts of new specifications.
- November 19, 2003
The Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) said on Tuesday that four technical standards groups, including OASIS and OMG, have become members of the industry consortium. The W3C declined an invitation to join.
- May 19, 2003
Even though the W3C was already developing a choreography standard, experts say that Microsoft, IBM and their partners made the right decision for end users by submitting their BPEL spec to OASIS for ratification. In the meantime, the W3C's next ...