Web Services

Web Services : Building Blocks for Distributed Systems

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This is a guide to understanding and building Web services, covering all the main areas such as SOAP, CORBA, COM, and UDDI. It includes a mini-project constructed using Java, EJB and Microsoft.NET to illustrate the interoperable nature of Web services, and looks at peer-to-peer technology.
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  • Mixed media product | 272 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 498.95g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130662569
  • 9780130662569

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Quiz, and Exercises.)Preface. Introduction. 1. Web Services. What is a Web Service? The Evolution of Software Services. SOAP. WSDL. UDDI. Web Services Adoption. Web Services in Action. Challenges. A Science Fiction Kind of Future?2. Hands-On Web Services. Your First Web Service. Sniffing SOAP. Browsing Web Services. Aggregation. Exchanging XML Documents.3. Web Services Description Language (WSDL). The Anatomy of WSDL. Browsing Third-Party Web Services. Consuming Third-Party Web Services. Modularizing WSDL.4. Mapping Between Native Data Structures and XML. Overview. Primitives. Arrays. User-Defined Types. Any Type. Object Graphs. User-Defined Mappings. Custom Types.5. Security. HTTPS. HTTP Basic Authentication. SOAP Security Extensions.6. Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI). Scenarios. Entities. The UDDI API. UDDI Registries. Inquiring. Publishing. The Future of UDDI.7. J2EE Web Services. Overview. Installing J2EE. Publishing J2EE Web Services. Consuming J2EE Web Services. Consuming Web Services from J2EE.8. .NET Web Services. Overview. Installing .NET. Publishing .NET Web Services. Consuming .NET Web Services. Consuming Web Services from .NET. Complex Data Types and .NET.9. Multiplatform Interoperability. Overview. The .NET Credit Check Service. The J2EE Shipping Service. The GLUE Purchasing Service. The GLUE Client. Using UDDI.10. P2P and the Future of Web Services. The Trend Toward Decentralization. Peer-to-Peer Computing. Peer-To-Peer Web Services. An Electric Mind. Promising Insights. Beyond P2P.Epilogue. Appendix. Installing GLUE and the Examples. Resources.Index.
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About Graham Glass

GRAHAM GLASS is CEO, chief architect, and founder of The Mind Electric, a firm specializing in Web services, large-scale distributed computing, and peer-to-peer technologies. He was formerly CTO and co-founder of ObjectSpace, where he served as architect and lead developer of the Voyager distributed computing product line, the JGL Java collections library, and the cross-platform C++ toolkits. His Prentice Hall PTR books include UNIX for Programmers and Users: A Complete Guide and The STL Primer. He received an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 1996.
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