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Scott Morrison 04/01/11
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The API Gateway As Endpoint

The US Customs and Immigration station at Point Roberts is a small building set on the edge of the coastal rainforest of Washington State. It is the last customs station in a vast western chain strung out along the 49 parallel. I enjoy crossing the border...

Francois Lascelles04/01/11
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The ESG Pattern

Are you still considering rolling out a major Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) stack — you know, the kind that involves a massive initial investment and takes 8+ months to deploy? This wasteful approach was a major factor in doomed corporate SOA initiatives...

Mark O'neill03/30/11
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APIs and Services come full circle

Back in 1996 when I joined an EDI company as a programmer, the first thing a colleague did was put the definitive Windows API reference, Programming Windows by Charles Petzold, on my desk. At the time we programmed for Windows 3.1 (and for something called...

Kin Lane03/25/11
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RESTful Cloud Database with JSON

Jasondb is a cloud-based, RESTful JSON database designed to replace MySQL as the database in traditional web development Jasondb persists the data in the same JSON format used by many AJAX driven sites. Jasondb provides indexing, metadata indexing, tagging...

Harish Chander03/21/11
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Restful Web-Services Best Practices

Some guidelines that I follow while designing the Restful Web-Services (here after referred to as services):URI Design:URIs are main part of a web-service interface. It’s painfully hard to change them once services are published and used by...

Kai Wähner03/12/11
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Evaluation of the Product SOAtest (Parasoft) to test your SOA

In the last few days, I had to evaluate the product SOAtest (Parasoft). SOAtest is an Eclipse-based testing tool, which supports most important technologies and vendors to test your Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) technically. 

Mitch Pronschinske03/11/11
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Live at Cloud Connect 2011 - DZone Shares the Experience

This week DZone was on location in Silicon Valley attending the 2nd annual Cloud Connect conference.  After a strong showing in the first year, Cloud Connect really took off the second time around (a 66% increase in attendance).  Over 3,000 people showed up...

Olivier Brand03/11/11
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Pling for iPhone

Introduction The purpose of this article is to give an overview and also some best practices on how to use the JBOSS RestEasy framework as a supporting service layer for an Apple IOS based application hosted in a cloud environment such as Google App...

Francois Lascelles03/09/11
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SOA Gateway Trends for 2011 and Beyond

It has been fascinating to witness how the use for SOA gateways evolved over time. In 2010, we saw an explosion of market demand for our gateway appliance product. Here are my thoughts for what I expect to see this year and beyond.

Francois Lascelles03/09/11
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Agile, Decoupled Security for Better Service Orientation

Service orientation is about agility. Without a resulting agility, there is no point of doing SOA. Unfortunately, enterprise SOA infrastructure initiatives sometimes fail in part because its security mechanisms and processes demolish any agility that was...

Scott Morrison 03/08/11
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The API Lab

Promotion is a problem faced by every API developer. Long nights of coding have given form to the stroke of genius you had six months ago in the cafe. You’ve just written the API that will serve as the front door into your application. But how do you...

Francois Lascelles03/04/11
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Enteprise SaaS integration using REST and OAuth

The current trend of moving enterprise applications to SaaS-style public cloud solutions is raising a number of concerns regarding security and governance. What about integration though? In the now legacy enterprise, various applications are deployed...

Kevin Ruse02/28/11
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RIAs in the Enterprise: A Trainer’s Perspective

The assertion made by enterprises prior to examining a “rebuild” of existing web applications (i.e. HTML 4, XHTML, JavaScript, Applets, Struts, etc) is that the average employee has seen the rise of a new standard of expectations set by Web 2.0...

Bill Heinzman02/26/11
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Why Interoperability Must Succeed for the Cloud to Survive

During the past two years, not a week has gone by without several press releases, blogs, editorials or articles about cloud interoperability crossing my electronic desk—enough to qualify the term as an official buzz-word. The problem is that...

Mitch Pronschinske02/05/11
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Apache CXF 2.3: The Implementation of SOAP Over JMS Specification

If you are working on building mission critical Web services and cannot afford any lost messages , leveraging the reliable messaging transport feature of the Java Message Services(JMS) may be a viable option.  This approach allows you to deploy critical Web...