By Frank Coyle
"Frank Coyle's XML,Web prone, and the knowledge Revolution does a superb activity of explaining the XML phenomenon by means of basically describing the place it got here from, why it has proved so priceless, and the place it really is prone to take us.-Michael ChampionXML, net providers, and the information Revolution provides a revealing view of XML that locations this rising know-how within the context of the continuing internet revolution. Written for company and technical execs, this booklet finds the genuine price of XML for dispensed details platforms, explaining the way it is remodeling the best way businesses deal with info and construct software program structures, and the possibilities it deals for these businesses that comprehend its value and impact.This publication locations XML on the middle of a paradigm shift that's bridging the distance among conventional tightly coupled proprietary networks (DCOM, CORBA) and the dynamic, loosely-coupled, data-driven net. the writer explains how XML's easy principles for outlining info vocabularies and protocols have spread out new percentages for server to server interplay within the type of net companies for dynamic discovery and interplay. He is going directly to speak about how frameworks equivalent to .NET and J2EE(TM) offer very important messaging, transaction, and safeguard prone for leveraging net prone in company computing. The ebook additionally discusses how XML and net prone replicate a primary shift in software program building from monolithic purposes to software program in keeping with the composition of easy components. additionally, the ebook showcases XML at paintings in a wide range of purposes, and explores how significant software program enterprises have answered to the alterations caused byXML-based technology.Specific subject matters include:XML and its position within the increasing enterpriseThe XML relations of applied sciences together with: CSS, XFORMS, XHTML, and VoiceXML presentation applied sciences DTDs and XML Schema applied sciences for constitution and typing XSLT, XPATH, and XQUERY applied sciences for manipulating XMLThe 3 waves of XML in perform: Vertical industry-specific info vocabularies Horizontal vocabularies (SVG, SMIL, EJB descriptors) XML protocols (XML-RPC, SOAP)UDDI and WDSL (Web companies Definition Language)XML protection, together with XML Encryption, XML Signature, and XML Key administration SpecificationHow .NET and J2EE(TM) satisfy the necessity for transactions and safeguard for net servicesebXML and process-based net interactionA new position for mainframe-based legacy applicationsA destiny the place net companies meets P2P (peer-to-peer) computingContaining either technical info and a broader standpoint, XML, net providers, and the information Revolution presents the perception firms should have to appreciate and harness this robust know-how for a profitable enterprise into the evolving, Web-based firm computing surroundings.