One of two popular APIs for reading XML documents ”which works in event-driven mode, where it triggers a prespecified process each time it encounters an XML document construct it recognizes. SAX is best suited for interprogram interactions, as in the case of Web services, while the other XML API, DOM, is better suited for XML presentation-oriented applications.
The new strategic XML approach for precisely describing the structure of an XML document, where a schema per se is also an XML document.
Managing the entire business process ”starting from sourcing supplies to build a product to handling faulty returns.
Provider of one or more Web services in this context.
Essentially server-side applets.
The granddaddy of all electronic markup languages, including HTML and XML, which was developed by IBM in the early 1980s and became an ISO standard in 1986.
U.S. taxonomy for industry classification that has usurped NAICS.
Obviates the need to individually sign on to separate applications or services once a user has been initially authenticated.
Most prevalent protocol used for Web-based e-mail operations.
IBM s widely popular basis for mission-critical corporate networking from the late 1970s to the mid-1990s.
Totally XML-centric messaging scheme, the currently preferred means for Web service I/O, which consists of a lightweight communications protocol for exchanging structured information between applications, peer to peer, in a decentralized, distributed environment.
Widely used client/server security scheme, developed by Netscape, which operates at the Transport Layer and provides authentication and data privacy.
Today s favored marketing term to describe visual software development environments.