InfoQ had a chance to talk to WS-* expert and WSO2 CEO Sanjiva Weerawarana, one of the fathers and a firm advocate of the WS-* architectural vision, we questioned him on the WS-* platform and his views on Microsoft's role in standardization. Sanjiva also took the opportunity to address "WS-* and REST myths".
Message oriented middleware has long been a popular choice to integrate diverse platforms. Using MOM as a basis for communication between .NET and Java this article demonstrates interoperability between a .NET client and a Java middle tier using the JMS support in the Spring framework, available for .NET as well as Java, to provide a common programming model across both tiers of the application.
Pete Lacey, formerly working with Systinet and now with Burton Group, recently became well-known in the SOA community because of a series of blog posts starting with a very funny one entitled "S stands for Simple". In this interview, Pete talks to InfoQ about the problems he sees with Web services in general, SOAP, WSDL and UDDI, as well as advanced standards from the WS-* family.
A new strategy for incorporating event driven architecture for scalability and availability of services in the context of SOA. Actual implementation is described in the context of Mule. 5
The Java vs. NET war is over. Ted Neward looks at how we can leverage the strengths of each together, such as MS Office as a rich client over J2EE, or WPF Gui's over Java POJO's, and more. 19
This is the second part of InfoQ's ESB series, an exploration of the Enterprise Service Bus. The focus is use cases for ESB --referencing analysts, survey research and community feedback. 27
A primer on ESB programming using the open source Mule ESB. Concepts and code sufficient to create an alerting service including endpoint adapters, transformations and core service logic. 7
.NET and Java interop can be made really simple using a REST document centric approach. This article demonstrates REST for interop as well as POST-REST. 4