Timothy Ewald

Tim Ewald is a Principal Scientist at DevelopMentor. He specializes in the effective application of cutting-edge component technologies to the production of scalable distributed systems. Tim has worked extensively with COM, MTS and COM+ and also with CORBA and Java. His current work focuses on XML and .NET. He is a member of the W3C XML Schema working group. He is also the author of Transactional COM+: Building Scalable Applications and a coauthor of Effective COM.

Articles by this author

Web Service Sublimation

This month's Endpoints column examines the characteristics of Web Service applications, including typing and message coupling.

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.

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'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 be.