Don Box

Don Box is a co-founder of DevelopMentor, a component software think tank that educates the software industry in COM, Java, and XML development practices. Don wrote the Addison-Wesley book Essential COM, and co-authored the follow-up title, Effective COM, also from Addison-Wesley. Don also recently finished Essential XML, which is now in publication. Don writes the COM column for MSJ and is a contributing editor for MSJ and Microsoft Internet Developer.

Articles by this author

A Brief History of SOAP

An insider's view of the last three years of SOAP's development, its relationship with W3C XML Schema, and an assessment of where XML protocols should go next.

Inside SOAP

A technical introduction to SOAP, an XML-over-HTTP remote procedure protocol. SOAP was recently submitted to the IETF as an Internet Draft.