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June 2004

WS-Eventing implementation deployed!

I really like travelling because I can spend more time coding. So, last week while travelling in Germany and Italy for work, I found some time to finish the WS-Eventing implementation to which I referred in previous posts (post1, post2). I am guessing that there are

Pat Helland and the Metropolis

Wow!!! How I wish I could be at TechEd 2004 in Amsterdam. Pat Helland has a series of talks lined up that seem extremely interesting. This is the abstract of his ARC402 talk:

Services provide a formal boundary of computing. Inside a service we typically find data that is

Care about messages?

I just saw that Christian Weyer and co are going to be at TechEd (Christian, the link in your post does not point to a public page) and they have some interesting talks lined up. Make sure you check it out. I wish I could be there.

As

Geek jokes

Computer jokes thread (link from this post from Chris Sell’s blog). And there are some more here. Like Chris, I particularly liked this one.

Two strings walk into a bar. The first one says, “Bartender! Bartender! I want a drink!” The second one says, “Bartender! Bartender! I

Having fun with WS-Eventing

Jim and I are working on a new application that will combine Web Services and RFID technologies. One of the things that we need is events, so we decided to have a look at WS-Eventing. While on the plane back from Hawaii, I decided to have a go at

Back from Hawaii

Back from Hawaii and seriously jetlagged. Jim has a nice wrap-up of what happened during GGF11.

I think that this GGF meeting was the “quietest” I’ve been. People seem willing to move on beyond the “infrastructure arguments”, adopt WS-RF as a done deal, and concentrate on the high-level services. The

Ad-hoc BOF on Web Services-based Grids @ GGF11

We are thinking of running an ad-hoc BOF at GGF-11 on Web Services-based Grids. The BOF will be an informal gathering of people who are interested in building Grid applications using existing Web Services specifications.

Some suggestions for discussion:

  • Have we reached the limit of what we can do