WSDL Web Services Description Language

  • September 09, 2008 09 Sep'08

    WSDLs get a report card

    WSDL definitions, schema, PortTypes, bindings, messages, and services are graded for quality by a product known as WSDL Report Card. The Report Card is intended to end squabbles between developers and QA teams. School's in!

  • August 07, 2008 07 Aug'08

    Amazon Mechanical Turk Web services app touts improved development GUI

    Amazon Mechanical Turk now offers Graphical User Interface (GUI) tools for business analysts and users seeking to better integrate people into Web 2.0 workflow processes.

  • July 08, 2008 08 Jul'08

    SOA triple play: Policy meets Semantic Web

    WSO2 uses Semantic Web Resource Description Framework triples concepts developed by W3C to express service policies and dependencies inside an SOA registry.

  • June 25, 2008 25 Jun'08

    Eclipse Ganymede: Web Tools build SOA foundation

    Eclipse Ganymede offers new WSDL features and enhancements to the Web Tools Platform designed to make life easier for developers working of SOA projects.

  • May 08, 2008 08 May'08

    Java One: Mule architect looks to bring REST to SOA

    A best-of-breed approach to SOA combining the strength of JMS, the Spring framework and the Mule ESB is what Dan Diephouse, the creator of XFire and software architect at MuleSource Inc., recommends for enterprise developers. In a conversation at ...

  • November 08, 2007 08 Nov'07

    A middle way to SOA governance

    John Michelsen, chief scientist at iTKO Inc., the service-oriented architecture (SOA) testing and governance provider, believes there is a middle way between the rigorous governance proposed for SOA based on WS-* specifications and the other end of ...

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    Where SOA standards matter: The SAP view

    Jeff Anders, director of solution marketing SAP AG's NetWeaver Developer Platform, was at JavaOne this month making a pitch for the new NetWeaver Composition Environment tool for standards-based service-oriented architecture (SOA) development. He ...

  • February 08, 2007 08 Feb'07

    Forrester narrows list of specs for Web services

    The number of standards and specifications for Web services messaging may seem overwhelming, but Forrester analyst Randy Heffner has narrowed it down to a few for tech conservatives and a few more for the more daring.

  • February 06, 2007 06 Feb'07

    Anne Thomas Manes: Why SOA needs UDDI now

    The original definition of Web services included SOAP, WSDL and UDDI, but the latter was often ignored, until now, as a Burton Group report says UDDI v3.0 is emerging as a key standard for SOA registry and repository technology.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    WSDL 2.0: Web services' lightning rod standard

    Four years of work have gone into creating a better version of WSDL, but it now faces questions as to whether it has changed too much and become too theoretical for practical usage.

  • January 06, 2006 06 Jan'06

    Iona's Newcomer on ESBs, XML and Web services standards, part 2

    In the second of four Year in Preview interviews with industry experts, Iona Technologies Inc. chief technology officer Eric Newcomer talks about how the Eclipse Foundation intends to make its mark on SOA and what to expect ...

  • December 06, 2005 06 Dec'05

    Scaling for humans inside an SOA

    Mindreef rolls out a Web service lifecycle collaboration platform for cross-discipline and cross-organizational service teams and service consumers.

  • November 15, 2005 15 Nov'05

    Cape Clear puts Eclipse, network intelligence into ESB

    The latest enterprise service bus offering from Cape Clear Software steps well beyond its messaging roots, adding a full Eclipse IDE and server clustering tools.

  • October 24, 2005 24 Oct'05

    Web services pioneer Boubez on SOA development

    Toufic Boubez is the chief technology officer for XML networking vendor Layer 7 Technologies, Inc. Previously he served in IBM's Emerging Technologies Group back when that group helped to build the foundation for service-oriented architecture and ...

  • September 20, 2005 20 Sep'05

    Infravio release targets SOA business rules

    The latest registry/repository upgrade from Infravio focuses on putting more control in the hands of business users.