Web Service Sublimation
This month's Endpoints column examines the characteristics of Web Service
applications, including typing and message coupling.
SOAP Encodings, WSDL, and XML Schema Types
In this month's XML Endpoints column, the fine points of WSDL, XML messages, SOAP
Encodings, and XML Schema Types are discussed.
The IDL That Isn't
In this month's Endpoints column, Ewald and Gudgin explain why web services won't
fully interoperate until WSDL improves.
All We Want For Christmas is a WSDL Working Group
Our web services columnists reckon the WSDL interface language needs more work
and try to engage the assistance of Santa Claus in their quest.
Data Encoding or Data 'n Coding?
How should XML types and programming language types be related? This month's XML
Endpoints column offers a clear discussion of the relevant positions.
The Slippery Soap
This month's Endpoints column describes SOAP 1.1, its header extensibility
mechanism, and possible changes in SOAP 1.2.
Pork Barrel Protocols
XML.com's newest column, XML Endpoints, which is devoted to exploring web
services, debuts by asking what a web service really is and what it shouldn't