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Blog Archive for spericas during April 2006

Since XML is a textual format, binary blobs must be represented as characters when embedded in an XML document. A popular encoding that permits this embedding is known as base64 encoding, and it corresponds to the XML Schema data type xsd:base64Binary. In a Web services toolkit that supports a binding framework, as it is the case in JAX-WS, a value of this type must be encoded before transmission...
Japex 1.0.9 now includes a new performance tracking tool. If you are a Japex user, or are planning on becoming one soon, you should check this out. The performance tracking tool can be used to send e-mail notifications for regressions (or progressions) based on a pre-defined threshold. This new tool complements the trend reporting tool already available in Japex. If you have been a Japex user for...
The Sun Java Streaming XML Parser (SJSXP) FCS version 1.0 is now available in binary and source forms from Java.net. This parser is an implemenation of JSR 173, submitted to the JCP by BEA. We liked this parser and the StAX API so much that we've made it a key component of our Web services stack in Glassfish. The Streaming API for XML (StAX) essentially turns the SAX processing model upside down...