SOA Talk:

December, 2008


December 29, 2008  4:53 PM

Microformats for fast REST APIs?

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Microsoft, REST

Microformats have been described as a set open data format standards for structured blogging and web content publishing. They have been tried out, for example, in the realm of XHTML. One tenet of the microformat movement has been to try to work with existing architectures and patterns, sometimes...

December 22, 2008  12:26 PM

How Green was my SOA?

Posted by: Jack Vaughan

As part of a large company-wide drive, IBM even promotes SOA as a play in the area of Green (energy-saving) computing. The company just released a so-called SOA Sandbox project online trial that provides instructions for...

December 18, 2008  2:04 PM

SoaML targets top-down, bottom up or meet-in-the-middle modeling

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Modeling, UML

Signs are beginning to appear pointing the way to SoaML, an OMG-backed specification meant to bring a new type of modeling capability to the service-oriented world. SoaML’s goal is to provide SOA modeling of services within UML, without making changes to UML. As part of that, the spec seeks to...

December 16, 2008  3:53 PM

Bruce Silver on BPMN

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Enterprise architecture

We have heard the story of aligning IT and development before, haven’t we? That the story is told over and over does not make it a bad story per se. Some stories bear retelling. If the details change over time, that is helpful. I mention this while perusing one of the more useful BPM-related...

December 9, 2008  11:41 AM

Interoperability remains SOA bugaboo

Posted by: Heather Clancy
SOA development, SOA standards

Despite years of work on Web services standards, interoperability remains a bugaboo. Continued »

December 5, 2008  9:32 AM

Fowler on Registries: Something wiki this way comes

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
SOA registry/repository, UDDI

Object expert, refactoring maven and all around software process guru Martin Fowler took a look at the notion of registries recently, particularly the notion of automated registry service look up. Martin Fowler is an eminent technologist - and like the old broker E.F. Hutton, when Martin Fowlder...

December 3, 2008  4:43 PM

Legacy lost in Web 2.0 hype, survey finds

Posted by: Heather Clancy
legacy modernization, Web 2.0

Core business applications are important to companies. But IT hiring priorities are skewed toward Web 2.0 developers, potentially leaving modernization of mission-critical applications in jeopardy, a survey released this week reveals. This is a "ticking time bomb" for IT, the survey sponsor...


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