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Blog Archive for mhadley during May 2005

Steve Loughran and Edmund Smith of HP Labs have written an interesting piece on JAX-RPC and JAXM that discusses their suitability as programming models for Web services. Unfortunately much of their article ignores the advances we've made with JAX-WS (nee JAX-RPC 2.0). As co-spec lead for JAX-WS, I'd like to point out a couple of the salient features. Much of the paper's thesis centres on the...
I got some useful feedback following the publication of the original version of the Web Application Description Language (WADL) and have revised the specification accordingly. Thanks particularly to Mark Nottingham and Philippe Le Hegaret for their useful comments, many of which are addressed in the latest version of the WADL specification (PDF) and WADL schema Changes since the previous version...
Seems like lots of folks are either doing it or talking about it (publishing proposals for alternatives to WSDL that is) so here's mine: Web Application Description Language (PDF) or WADL for short. A number of Web based enterprises (Google,