I was discussing with a friend about SOAP testing tools. We all know SOAP UI that is a very powerful one, but I am also using a very simple one developed on Mac for Mac (cocoa based application), this application is SOAP Client:
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Saturday, December 23, 2006
As Mac user I sometimes need to use Windows (too often...) or Linux computer, and for this I have been using either my PC or Parallels. Parallels is great but in my daily job my coworker are mainly using VMWare images....
VMWare has now open the VMware Virtualization for Mac Beta Program. If you like me need virtualization jump on it and give feedback...
Friday, December 22, 2006
The groovy project gets funding for its development. Big Sky is hiring Jochen
Theodorou one of the Groovy commiter. For the people that do
not know Big Sky, Big Sky is the company behind the the No
Fluff Just Stuff symposium tour. Talking about this
symposium, in 2007, Groovy and
Grails will have a dedicated track.
More about this funding:
- eWeek news article
- Jay Zimmerman (founder of Big Sky) and Jochen Theodorou's interviews/article from infoQ.
In addition to this very good news, here some other activities around Groovy and Grails:
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Jesus Rodriguez: Interoperability between OracleAS and between Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Jesus Rodrigues has published on his blog multiple articles on interoperability between OracleAS and Microsoft WCF:
- MTOM Interoperability between Oracle Application Server and Windows Communication Foundation Part1: From WCF to Oracle
- MTOM Interoperability between Oracle Application Server and Windows Communication Foundation Part2: From Oracle to WCF
In addition Jesus did also publish previously articles on OracleAS BPEL Process Manager and Microsoft:
- WCF Oracle Application Server WS-Security interoperability Part1: from WCF to Oracle
- WCF Oracle Application Server WS-Security Interoperability Part 2: from Oracle to WCF
Tuesday, December 5, 2006
The London Groovy and Grails User Group will be holding their next meeting on Wednesday, 6th December 2006 at Skills Matter in London and for the first time ever the meeting will be available via a live web conference, so don't worry if you are not in London! Speaking at this month's meeting will be Graeme Rocher, Grails Project Lead and CTO at Skills Matter. During his talk entitled; Grails Dynamic Tags: Making Tag Libraries Agile, Graeme will discuss Groovy Server Pages and its support for the creation of dynamic tag libraries without the need for configuration. John Wilson, Groovy Committer, will also be presenting at this meeting. During his talk, entitled; The MetaClass: How Groovy works Under the Hood, John will shed light on the MetaClass so you can better understand its' function and see how to use it to get your Groovy programs smaller, clearer and faster. For more information on attending this meeting or signing up for the web conference, please go to: http://skillsmatter.com/groovy-grails-ug
Monday, December 4, 2006
WS-Security provides a way to protect Web Services at the message level (SOAP) and it is
independent of the protocol used (HTTP, JMS, ...). However, some services are still using HTTP based authentication for protection. JAX-RPC and its Oracle implementation provides a way to set the username
and password in the client (Stub) using some properties on the Stub.
Theses properties are shortcuts to the standard JAX-RPC properties:
This code is the same when you are using the Call interface.