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Java™ Web Services Unleashed by Mark Wutka, Joseph Weber, Arthur Ryman, K. Scott Morrison, Benoît Marchal, Matthias Kloppmann, Steven Haines, Darren Govoni, Francisco Curbera, Frank Cohen, Robert Brunner

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The Technical Appeal of Web Services

We've already touched on why the core technologies of the Web services platform are appealing individually, but what about the whole package? What are the overarching reasons why this platform exists? Why it is important from a technical perspective?

One Glue to Bind Them All

Companies have been addressing the issue of integrating disparate systems—both within their networks and between other networks—for some time. It became clear that various ways of doing this came into being and each way provided its own set of protocols. This led to further fragmentation among systems and applications downstream. With the advent of XML-based interoperability and messaging, the notion of a single service-offering platform ...

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