In this session recorded at QCon SF 2008, Chris Berry & Bryon Jacob presented the Atom Syndication Format, the Atom Publishing Protocol, the Atom Categories, the Atom Stores, the AtomServer and how they can be used by giving a concrete example.
Back in August, we reported on the release of the Microsoft Sync Framework. Strangely enough, they recently have released it again. In honor of this bizarre event, we are following up with what information we have on this muddled framework.
The Apache Abdera project, an open source Atom Syndication and Atom Publication Protocol implementation currently still in its “incubation” phase, has recently reached its 0.40 milestone, an important step towards “graduation”. InfoQ had a chance to talk to IBM's James Snell and MuleSource's Dan Diephouse, two of Abdera’s core developers, about Abdera, Atom and AtomPub.
In this presentation recorded at JAOO, IBM's Rod Smith discusses the read/write web, and discusses how the approach known as "Mashups" might be used in enterprise scenarios for "do-it-yourself" IT.
InfoQ has assembled a summary of the features included in the March CTP of Visual Studio Orcas. The Orcas CTP, which is expected to be released as VS 2007, can be downloaded from MSDN.
"Web 2.0" expert Dion Hinchcliffe elaborates on eleven ideas he considers valuable for SOA architects in 2007, most of them connected to merging Web 2.0 and "classical" SOA concepts.
The WCF RSS Toolkit has been released. The toolkit supports exposing a service as an RSS 2.0 feed, Atom 1.0 feed and SOAP endpoint simultaneously; it can also be extended to support other wire formats. Yasser Shohoud has also blogged some code examples today.
The Java community might soon have a single coherent stack for doing any form of syndication, by merging the efforts and contributions from all the key contributors in the field. Discussions have emerged between the creators of IBM's Atom Reference Implementation code, the ROME community, and others about merging into a new Apache project called Abdera.
InfoWorld is holding an SOA Executive today at which an expert panel discussed Web 2.0 in the context of SOA, how businesses can develop composite apps outside the firewall using technologies typically considered Web 2.0.