Understanding XSD Namespaces With Concepts of Java

This article is aimed at developers who are good at programming languages like Java and want a quick jump on the XSD bandwagon by understanding some important concepts like namespaces. Hope that this article helps to make you understand namespaces quite easily. What is a namespace? A namespace is an identifier for elements. XML and…

The Great Ant Tutorial – a great jump start

Apache Ant is a powerful way to convert your developmental structures to deployment structures. It is declarative and all the command line tasks used for deploying an application are represented by simple XML elements. Without much details, this tutorial would breeze you through the steps on how to build a web application using a single…

Annotations in POJO – a boon or a curse?

The purpose of annotations have been well put forward with the recent upgradation of EJB to EJB 3.0 and also in the web services field by JAX-WS. Annotations help in reducing the learning curve associated with these specifications by avoiding the need to learn the deployment descriptors which are necessary to properly deploy an EJB…

JSON Web Services – the XML JSON debate further ahead

I have been keeping a track of JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) versus XML for the past couple of months when AJAX came up as a big bang approach. Arun Gupta also recounts his similar experience with the XML JSON debate and concludes, XML is document-oriented and JSON is data-oriented. So if you want to deal…

BEA Aqualogic Data Services Platform – First Glimpse

Working on the BEA Aqualogic Data Services Platform 2.5 (AL-DSP) over the BEA Weblogic 8.1 has widened my imagination of web technology to even more higher levels. It has given me a confidence that I can now say the future of the newly emerging technologies is simply unimaginable. In the earlier few months of this…