Learn about the variety of specifications for Web services. These specifications are in varying degrees of maturity and are maintained or supported by various standards bodies and entities. Web service specifications are occasionally referred to collectively as "WS-*", though there is not a single managed set of specifications. Find out about the collective WS* specifications in this topic section.
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OCPJP & OCAJP: Java 7 training requirement for the Oracle Certified Professional Programmer dropped
21 Dec 2011
News - In order to obtain the certified architect position from Oracle, attending and passing a training course is now required. But what about the Java Professional and Java Associate designations, OCPJP and OCAJP for Java 7?
01 Jul 2006
Article - An XML Object model should be memory efficient and fast in processing XML. These two goals are very difficult to satisfy with the technologies that exist so far. However, with the introduction of StAX (Streaming API for XML), these goals are no longer...
XDoclet In Action
01 Apr 2004
Article - There are some books that you really look forward to. The reason that I was looking forward to XDoclet in Action was because the topic really needed a good book. It needed a book that covered the myriad of areas that you want to know about when working...
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Encouraging failure: How Amazon AWS promotes innovation and invention
05 May 2014
Feature - By creating an environment that makes it easy to test, experiment and even fail without major cost and repercussions, Amazon Web Services (AWS) works to promote innovation and invention.
Has Computer Programming Really Changed Much Since Lovelace's Time?
26 Jan 2012
Feature - Everyone always talks about these new computer programming languages, and how great one is over the other. But really, has computer programming really changed that much over time?
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Effective Naming Strategies for RESTful Web Services
06 Mar 2013
Tip - New descriptive languages like WADL and WSDL 2.0 are making it possible to describe the RESTful contract to client applications. However, if your RESTful web services are not named effectively, the mechanism for describing the interface may run out of...
Pros and cons of HTML5 for business
06 Apr 2012
Tip - HTML5 brings business benefits but also challenges. How will the new HTML standard effect businesses, developers and consumers?