Java Development Topics:

Java in the cloud

Cloud computing is changing the face of application development. Businesses are finding ways to save on costs and increase scalability with cloud services. The success of web service applications and Software as a Service (SaaS) has led to growing acceptance of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Cloud computing resources provide Java developers with the ability to build out new projects at a low cost and scale up quickly if those Java cloud services are successful. In this section, learn about Java cloud computing and Java Web services applications including Java Web services, cloud application testing and ALM in the cloud.

  • Java Web services

    Java Web services usually include some combination of programming and data that are made available from a business' Web server for Web users or other Web-connected programs. Java Web services range from such major services as storage management to much more limited services, such as...
  • WS* specs

    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...