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In my mind, an ecosystem conjures up a green, lush rain forest. The Java ecosystem, like a rain forest, is excitingly complex and able to sustain a diversity life and growth. At the JCP we have successfully balanced a variety of participants, who both compete and cooperate for success within our ecosystem. The Java Community Process (JCP) program is a vital piece of the vibrant Java ecosystem, where the participants come together to standardize the platforms and APIs. Far from being the whole ecosystem, we're effectively doing our part to create broadly adopted standards with built-in compatibility, and we're working to stay in synch with the rest of the ecosystem. The JCP has been around for six years, and our success over that time has paralleled the success of the rest of the ecosystem - we're growing, getting smarter, and working together. At the core of the J... (more)

VIP Tutorial - Developing Web Services Using Java Technologies

Why do developers favor Java technology for developing Web services? Java technology is the most ready platform for Web services and service-oriented architectures, complete with interoperability, platform independence, and security built-in. This tutorial will review several Java technologies for Web services standards that have been developed or are currently being updated through the Java Community Process sm (JCP sm) program as JSRs - Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC), Java API for XML Binding (JAXB), Java API for XML Processing (JAXP), Java API for XML Registries (JAXR), ... (more)