August 4, 2005

Introducing Contract First

oday’s use of Web services in solutions doesn’t really realize the true potential of Web services. Oh yes. Web services programming is easy. Who likes those crazy angle brackets crossing their networks, anyway? Who is interested in all the fancy details of those elaborate specifications? Developers just want to write

Implementing WS-Security with Java and WSS4J

eb services have evolved into a standard means for integrating organizations using differing technologies running on heterogeneous systems and frameworks. A Web service is a business-logic component designed to be accessed across a network using industry-standard protocols and data formats. A Web service exposes a public interface described by a