Written by industry thought leaders, Java Web Services Architecture is a no-nonsense guide to web services technologies including SOAP, WSDL, UDDI and the JAX APIs. This book is the trusted advisor to systems architects and provides an unbiased look at many of the practical considerations for implementing web services including authorization, encryption, transactions and the future of Web Services.
* Covers all the standards, the JAX APIs, transactions, security, and more.
* Contains CD with author code and software from BEA, Sun, The Mind Electric, Altova, CapeClear, Systinet, Republica, Iona, Parasoft, Ipedo, and more.
* Web enhanced with additional material at http://www.webservicesarchitecture.com.
Java Web Services Architecture is for Web services professionals seeking to understand enterprise architecture, Web services design, and application integration. This book begins with an overview of Web services, their usage, and design, followed by an in-depth look at the necessary standards and technologies (SOAP, EbXML, UDDI, WSDL). This leads into a detailed explanation all of the JAX APIs that are the foundation of Web services within Java, as well as their practical applications. The final section covers numerous advanced topics, including security. While various implementations are exemplified in a running case study, the book remains vendor neutral.
About the Author
James McGovern is an enterprise architect for Hartford Financial Services with sixteen years of experience in information technology. He is the coauthor of two books, including The Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture (Prentice Hall), and writes the "Ask Doctor Java" column for Java Developers Journal. Sameer Tyagi has nine years of experience in software design and development and works as a Java Architect with Sun Microsystems. He is the coauthor of five books on JSP and JDO and has written numerous articles for Java World, Java Developers Journal, Java Pro, Java Report and Programmez magazine (France). Michael E. Stevens is an application architect for Hartford Financial Services with over fourteen years of experience in information technology. He is a columnist for Developer.com and a coauthor of the Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture with James McGovern. Sunil Mathew has fourteen years of experience in information technology and now manages the Java consulting practice for Sun Microsystems in New England.