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Marc Hadley

Marc is a Principal Engineer with the Mitre Corporation where he works on a variety of projects for federal agencies. Prior to joining Mitre, Marc was a Java and Web Services Architect at Sun Microsystems where he lead the development of JSR 311, a Java API for RESTful Web Services and JSR 224 a Java API for SOAP-based services. Marc represented Sun Microsystems in the W3C XML Protocol and W3C Web Services Addressing working groups where he was co-editor of the SOAP 1.2 and WS-Addressing specifications. Marc also served as the technical lead for Sun's participation at the Web Services Interoperability Organisation (WS-I).


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Java Web Services Developer Pack (JWSDP) 1.3 Released

Posted by mhadley on October 21, 2003 at 8:53 AM PDT

The latest version of the Java Web Services Developer Pack (JWSDP) 1.3 has just been released, here's what's new:

  • Final versions of JAX-RPC 1.1 and SAAJ 1.2 supporting WS-I Basic Profile 1.0
  • Support for final version of WS-I Sample Application 1.0
  • Support for J2SE logging
  • Signed JAR files - now useable with Java Web Start
  • Enhanced JAXB functiona

W3C XML Protocol WG Publishes SOAP MTOM Working Draft

Posted by mhadley on July 23, 2003 at 6:27 AM PDT

The W3C XML Protocol Working Group has published the first working draft of a SOAP Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism or MTOM for short. This specification shows the direction in which the WG is headed to address the handling of attachments for SOAP 1.2 messages.

W3C Announces Workshop on Binary Interchange of XML Information Item Sets

Posted by mhadley on July 21, 2003 at 11:21 AM PDT

Use of XML as a format for exchange of information has its plusses and minuses. XML is self describing and lends itself to more loosely coupled information exchange but it is quite verbose and processing it can be resource intensive.