PDC Debrief

Kirill has a great debrief of our Web Services interoperability session at PDC last month.  Also, you may want to checkout the interoperability plugfest that his group is running.


Graham Glass leaves webMethods

If you haven’t heard, Graham Glass, a fellow brit and good friend of mine, has resigned as CTO of webMethods.  Graham and I did a lot of work together in his former days at The Mind Electric.  From his blog, Graham says he’ll be focusing on a new company concentrating on eduction.  If it’s anything like his previous ventures I know…


Custom Exception Handling in Indigo

One question I frequently get asked is “how do I handle exceptions over Web Services?”  If you’ve ever tried passing exceptions using Web Services you’ll likely be able to relate to the issues.  The main problem is that the majority of toolkits don’t have a great way to deserialize generated SOAP Faults to local exceptions…


Groktalks at TechEd

Now, these are my kind of sessions!  10 minutes and to the point.  Not to be missed!


Microsoft ARC (Architecture Resource Center)

Our team has released a new architecture section on microsoft.com.  Check it out to see: The latest issue of the Architect Journal Architecture focused events and Webcasts Details on the Microsoft Certified Architect program Architect-related blogs and bloggers


Microsoft at TechEd also ;-)

As I mentioned in my last post I’ll be at JavaOne this year – but before that of course I’ll be making my way down to TechEd! I’ll be presenting on Saturday 4th for TechEd Academic at the University of Florida.  I always enjoy the academic sessions as it helps put different perspectives on many…


Microsoft at JavaOne

As you may have read from TheServerSide’s post or through other articles, Microsoft will be attending JavaOne this year in San Francisco.  We’ve been working with Sun over the past few months to put together an Interoperability track on the Tuesday of the conference.    The track includes the following sessions: *  TS-3552:  Interoperability Track Keynote…


Kirill is Blogging!

Kirill is blogging.  Here he shares some great information on WS-Security interop between WSE 2.0 SP3 and IBM WebSphere 6.0…


JAR Hell

Dino posts an amusing story about “JAR Hell” and battling with 7 copies of the log4j.jar library…


Accessing MSMQ from Java

Here’s a nice post from Dino showing options (and alas a solution) for accessing MSMQ libraries from Java.  I haven’t tried the sample code yet, but it looks like a good approach.