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By Ethan Cerami
This text offers programmers both an introduction and reference to XML Web services. It explains the foundations of these distributed services, demonstrates quick ways to create services with open-source Java tools, and explores four key emerging technologies: XML-RPC, SOAP, UDDI, and WSDL.
By Andy Oram
Presenting the goals that drive the developers of the best-known peer-to-peer systems, this text explores the problems they''ve faced, and the technical solutions they''ve found. Topics include metadata, performance, trust, resource allocation, reputation, and security.
This journalistic summary of the current state of privacy rights and violations at the beginning of the 21st century is a call to arms, pleading the case for privacy in the same way as Rachel Carson's 1962 text "Silent Spring".
In this text, leaders of Open Source come together to discuss the new vision of the software industry they have created, through essays that explain how the movement works, why it succeeds, and where it is going.