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Test Contracts for Incompatibility

Posted by Chris on June 25, 2013






While there a lot of solutions to manage / govern artifacts, using Source Code Management and a single folder / project to host the contract artifacts is sufficient. This provides a central means for all developers to collaborate and consume the artifacts whether it is in a JAX-WS Maven plugin, Enterprise Service Bus composition (BPEL) […]

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Service and Schema Governance: part 2

Posted by Chris on March 19, 2013






Developing with XML Schema and using it in applications, B2B integrations etc. create a tight coupling between the application and the schema. In order to reduce the coupling, a developer can identify during the schema design, whether a loose design / forward compatible approach is preferred. An example of this would be to create a […]

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Service and Schema Governance: part 1

Posted by Chris on March 12, 2013






Service and Schema governance can come in several forms. It can be heavy handed with a complex process or lightweight to fit the style of development the organization follows. Based on listening to our customers and other large organizations that have implemented governance strategies, one that is lightweight and simple is preferable. This style of […]

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