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Blog Archive for marinasum during May 2006

A hot-off-the-press article from developers.sun.com, Working With Multifile Schemas, describes the referencing techniques and procedures for retrieving and cataloging schemas, as well as for resolving references and looking up mappings. You also learn how to use the NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 IDE to build and validate multifile schemas.The References section at the bottom of the article points...
I enjoyed reading a recent Q&A with Tim Bray, Sun director of Web technologies and XML guru. He fretted that the term SOA is overhyped and that it's become tough to differentiate between SOA and Web services. A notable quote: "If you are confused about what SOA really means, it's because the world is."Bray advocates the new term "Web-style" and adds that there are too many standards for XML...
If you work with XML schemas, check out a brand-new article on developers.sun.com, Analyzing XML Schemas. It tells you how NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5, whose Early Access version recently became available, can analyze XML schemas for their structure, contents, and the relationships among the components.The article describes the capabilities that are in place and the others that are being...
For an inside scoop on the Java EE 5 platform and EJB 3.0 technology, check out the two-day expert-to-engineer seminar in early June, complete with demos and Q&As. The seven sessions also address such popular topics as Java persistence, Web services, the Web tier and JavaServer Faces (JSF) technology, Java blueprints for AJAX-enabled applications, and Sun Java System Application Server PE 9...
At a JavaOne industry panel yesterday, representatives from IBM, Sonic Software, Sun, JBoss, IONA, and LogicBlaze discussed the topic, "What Is Happening With SOA in Open Source?". Here are a few salient points from that session: JBoss Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) — This project has been in place for five months and aims at working with existing SOA implementations. It will leverage JEMs...
This morning, on this first day of JavaOne in sunny San Francisco, I attended the technical session, "JMX [Java Management Extensions] Technology Today and Tomorrow." JMX provides the APIs for building distributed software for managing and monitoring applications and networks. The session, held by Jean-Francois Denise and Eamonn McManus at Sun, started with a demo on jconsole, a generic tool...
Published last week on developers.sun.com is a technical article, Using PHP on Sun Java System Web Server.PHP [Hypertext Preprocessor] has long been a popular scripting language for developing dynamic content on the Web. The article shows you how to use the PHP engine with Sun Java System Web Server 6.1, known for its scalability and security. You'll learn how to compile the engine as a CGI,...
Hot off the press on blueprints.dev.java.net are two examples for orchestrating Web services with the Business Process Execution Language (BPEL). They illustrate how to implement synchronous or asynchronous Web-service interactions, complete with design details. Be sure to check them out!
Yesterday, Sun shipped NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 Early Access on netbeans.org, an update of the previous two preview releases. The capabilities include UML modeling and SOA visual design tools that support XML schemas and BPEL.Here are the related resources: Installation procedure Tutorials, guides, and articles Discussion forum Also, for expert help on programming problems, check out the...
A recent blog on ZDNet by Eric Norlin lists the top 10 most important people in the identity arena today. Of particular interest to me are #3, Sara Gates, Sun's VP of identity, along with the Waveset team that was acquired by Sun; and #4, OASIS [Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards], the standards body for WS-Security, SAML, ebXML, and others.With the ubiquity of...