One parameter to rule them all: Part 2

In my post yesterday, I recommended that Web Service operations should only have a single input parameter rather than multiple for the sake of versioning. In the comments of that post, Todd makes some really good points why having multiple parameters isn’t such a bad thing. Rather than responding in comment form, I thought [since…

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Two Web Service "Don’ts"

There are at least 2 things I’m still seeing in some web service implementations we should not be seeing. In my first post, Refactoring XSLT, I was shooting for original … interesting … maybe even useful … but not a best practice (at least not until more testing is done). In this post I’m writing about…

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Refactoring XSLT

I guess a quick introduction wouldn’t be completely out of order for a first post. My name is Don Smith and I’ve been a Dev Consultant at Microsoft in Charlotte, NC for just over 5 years now. I spend most of my time helping our customers to be successful with Microsoft’s XML technologies (XSLT, XSD, etc.), Web Services, and…

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