Thursday, December 05, 2002
Understanding Enterprise Services in .NET
Classes written using the Microsoft .NET Framework can leverage COM+ services. When used from .NET, COM+ services are referred to as Enterprise Services. This article describes some of the technical details behind the integration of .NET and COM+ Services.#
Tuesday, December 03, 2002
SOAP Faces a New Challenger
A new development approach to Web services transport is giving users of the popular Simple Object Access Protocol pause and could place some at a development crossroads.
Unfortunately, it's mostly wrong. Sometime soon I'll throw together a real analysis of the REST vs SOAP debate. It's not a moot choice.
In this article, I will introduce the Resolver, a P2P concept that should be comfortable for client-server developers. Although unknown to many JXTA developers, the Resolver is a core JXTA protocol that is similar to the publish-and-subscribe pattern in the client-server world.#
Monday, December 02, 2002
TableLayout - An Alternative to GridBagLayout : A Simple and Powerful Layout Manager
TableLayout is a layout manager that partitions a container into a set of rows and columns. The intersection of a row and a column is called a cell, like in a spreadsheet. Components added to the container are placed in cells. As the container is resized, the cells are also resized. Consequentially, the components inside those cells are resized.#