Whether you’re evaluating, planning, architecting, or building a Web services implementation, this concise guide brings together the essential information and resources you need about the specifications that define the Web services architecture—from two of its key architects. Authors Cabrera and Kurt deliver an expert architectural overview and examine infrastructure protocols to help you understand the principles behind the design and the overall coherence of the suite of protocols. For each of the core technologies, you’ll find succinct descriptions and scenario-based examples that illustrate how and when to use a particular WS-* specification.
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Understand the infrastructure protocols defining the Web services architecture—and extend your programming dexterity
Determine what protocols to use and how to compose them within the architecture
Use WSDL and WS-Policy to define formal policies and requirements for communication among services
Support highly dynamic program-to-program interactions, which may be co-located at a computer or distributed across a network
Implement a range of distributed systems, including synchronous and asynchronous messaging systems, mobile networked systems, and peer-to-peer environments
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Foreword by Don Box
Architect, Microsoft Corporation
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