Indigo is the codename for Microsoftâ€™s unified programming model for building connected systems.
It extends the .NET Framework 2.0 with additional APIs for building secure, reliable,
and transacted Web services. Microsoft released Community
Technology Preview (CTP) in March 2005 to enable developers to experiment
with early builds of technologies and provide them feedback. CTP is a new
W3C WS-Addressing WG met F2F in Sunnyvale last week. Fujitsu graciously offered a conference room in one of the their buildings (they offered free lunch too :). Minutes are posted to the public-ws-addressing list.
Paul Downey posted some photographs from the F2F.
BEA, IBM, Microsoft and TIBCO Software announced a week ago that they will Submit Web Services ReliableMessaging (WS-RM) Specification to OASIS for standardization. This effort is supported by a wide range of companies and organizations, including Sun. The co-authors proposed a new technical committee and charter for standardization of WS-RM.
OASIS will have to figure out what do with WSRM, an...
JAX-RPC 2.0 EA was released few days ago and was supported only on Sun Java System App Server 8.1 container. This blog tells you how to install JAX-RPC 2.0 EA over JWSDP 1.5. The main advantage of being able to install over an existing JWSDP 1.5 installation is that you can alternatively use Tomcat as your container, in addition to Sun's Application Server. Theoretically, you should get support...
WS-Addressing 1.0 Core and SOAP Binding documents are in Last Call and the review period ends on May 11th.
WS-I Sample Application 1.1 EA is a rewrite of the WS-I Sample Application 1.0 using JAX-RPC 2.0 features and is available for download here. This bundle, as always, comes with the source code, ant build script, customization files, and other artifacts required to build the sample application from scratch. The bundle comes with the updated documentation. The source code has been commented through...
JAX-RPC 2.0 Standard Implementation Early Access is now available. This release is a big leap from JAX-RPC 1.1 in terms of the feature set:
Data binding using JAXB 2.0
Annotations for specifying metadata
Standard customization framework instead of the configuration files
Improved handler framework
Dynamic client and server
See Doug's blog about details on each feature. The...