Top Ten Web Services Interoperability Predictions for 2005

As we head in to the New Year, I thought it would be fun to put together some of my predictions for Web Services Interoperability in 2005.  In no particular order, here they are: Popularity of “Contract-First” Web Service design will increase Thanks to emerging community tools such as Christian’s WSCF and IDE enhancements, developers will be…

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Web Services Interoperability paper from IBM

Some Web Services Interoperability tips and examples in this IBM paper:  http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/webservices/library/ws-tip-j2eenet1/

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Presentations

The following is a list of my presentations: Web Services Interoperability (Japanese) This is a localized version of my Web Services Interoperability Deck (in Japanese) as presented at other events and forums. 12 Apr 2005 Malaysia Architecture Symposium – Part III This is the third part of a morning Architecture Symposium on Web Services Interoperability,…

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Predictions for Web Services Interoperability in 2005

As we head in to the New Year, I thought it would be fun to put together some of my predictions for Web Services Interoperability in 2005.  In no particular order, here they are: Popularity of “Contract-First” Web Service design will increase Thanks to emerging community tools such as Christian’s WSCF and IDE enhancements, developers will…

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Books

The following is a list of my published books: Microsoft .NET and J2EE Interoperability Toolkit Discover how to build applications that run on both the Microsoft .NET Framework and Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE)—and extend your customer reach and system shelf life. Whether your background is in .NET or J2EE, you’ll learn to implement many…

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Top Ten Tips for Web Services Interoperability

I thought it might be fun to put together a “Top Ten Tips for Web Services Interoperability” – especially between .NET and IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic and some of the open source toolkits.  I’d love to add other people’s experiences, findings and comments to this list… Here goes (from the bottom): 10. Watch out for Empty Arrays Sending…

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Off Topic: RGB and BGR LCD Displays

’tis the season for “Off Topic” posts…   Yesterday I picked up a new LCD monitor – an NEC MultiSync LCD 1860NX.  I have a 19″ NEC LCD monitor in my office, so I was keen to get something similar for home.  It’s a nice looking monitor, has a height adjustable stand (good for preventing…

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Off Topic: MSN Deskbar Clip

Since installing the MSN Toolbar suite last week (see previous posts), I’ve setup quite a number of shortcuts.  Amongst others, this includes one called blog which points to http://weblogs.asp.net/smguest. This is great, but people often Email me and ask “can you send me the link of your blog”?.  Having these as MSN Deskbar shortcuts is…

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Off Topic: MSN Toolbar Suite (Part 2)

I’ve been putting together a small app that writes settings to the registry. Half way through coding this I thought “Hang on! I know I’ve written something similar to this before…”. I open the MSN Deskbar, enter the name of the function and it shows me exactly the .cs file where I did indeed write…

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Off Topic: MSN Toolbar Suite

I installed the MSN Toolbar Suite today.  I’ve never used the Google desktop equivalent, so I can’t comment on how it compares – but I do like the power of searching everything from Windows Explorer, especially using my keyboard shortcuts.  In the past I have run both Dave’s Quick Start Bar and SlickRun, and although the MSN…

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