Tag Archives: XML

Use JAX-WS message handlers to address cross-cutting concerns: Caching

SOA adoption is often accompanied by the recognition of the need for a revamped approach for handling cross-cutting concerns such as logging, diagnostics and monitoring, security, error detection and reporting, performance etc.  All the shiny new services being developed on … Continue reading

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Semantic web-service descriptions using OWL-S

In this post https://buddhiraju.wordpress.com/2011/12/03/xsdannotations/  I described some of the problems with WSDL as a language to describe web-services. The key problem being that WSDL is a specification with focus on describing a web-service interface rather than the semantics of the web-service. … Continue reading

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Examples of xsd:appinfo

Continuing from my previous post, https://buddhiraju.wordpress.com/2011/12/03/xsdannotations/ here a few real-world usecases where the xsd:appinfo is  put to good use. For example, using xsd:appinfo you can override the default XML Schema to Java conversion logic applied by JAXB. <xsd:simpleType name=”ZipCodeType”> <xsd:annotation> <xsd:appinfo> … Continue reading

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Leverage XSD annotations to build richer XML schema

In the service-oriented enterprise IT landscape, XML schema is the default language used to describe information models. Products and IT departments today care less about the domain-model, and view the systems as a collection of services, orchestrated to perform business … Continue reading

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Large XML processing

Was reading a bit about options available for processing large XML document. To constrain the use-case: What is the best way to process a large XML document (over 1 GB in size) which basically is a XML representation of a … Continue reading

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Challenges with the canonical schema design pattern

The canonical XML schema design pattern is a popular approach to solved application integration requirements. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canonical_schema_pattern The basic idea being that XML schemas/DTD are used to define a common data-model of objects and messages which are used to defined application-API … Continue reading

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