In this interview, recorded at QCon London, Stefan Tilkov talks to Paul Downey, Chief Web Services Architect for BT, about Web services standards, Paul's work in the XML Databinding working group, WS-* vs. REST, and cool stuff BT offers to developers.
In this interview, recorded at QCon London, Jim Webber, ThoughtWorks SOA practice leader talks to Stefan Tilkov about Guerilla SOA, a lightweight approach to SOA that does not rely on big middleware products, a message-oriented architectural style called MEST and its differences to REST, and the SOAP Service Description Language (SSDL).
In this interview, recorded at QCon London, Anne Thomas Manes, research director at Burton Group, talks to Stefan Tilkov about the state of SOA, explains different ways of getting funding for SOA initiatives, the value of SOA governance and governance tools. Another topic covered is the applicability of REST to SOA, the need for a RESTful description language, and REST support in SOAP toolkits.
In this interview Stefan Tilkov, innoQ SOA consultant and InfoQ SOA Community editor, talks about his views about SOA. Topics covered include the definition and role of SOA in general, different styles of implementing it, its applications in the real world, and the role of ESBs.
InfoQ Ruby editor Obie Fernandez interviews Tim Bray, one of the inventors of XML and current Director of Web Technologies for Sun Microsystems. We cover varied topics such as his opinions about Ruby and Rails, the impact of dynamic languages on web development, static versus dynamic typing, Sun's support of the JRuby project, Atom, and WS-* versus REST approaches to systems integration.