.NET. .NET is a set of software tools and framework developed by Microsoft for distributed software systems.
Active Server Pages. See ASP.
Application Program Interface. See API.
ASF. See Apache Software Foundation.
Base64. Base64 is a means of encoding binary data in a way that is independent of the character set of the underlying computer.
Cascading Style Sheets. See CSS.
Character Data. See CDATA.
Common Object Request Broker Architecture. See CORBA.
Component. Books related to Component.
Component Object Model. See COM.
Cookie. A cookie is a small block of data that can be stored by a web server on a web client.
Document Object Model. See DOM.
Document Type Definition. See DTD.
Entity Reference. An entity reference supplements the default XML coding, and begins with the character '&'.
Extensible Style Language. See XSL.
Extensible Style Language Transformation. See XSLT.
HTTP. See Hypertext Transfer Protocol.
Hypertext Markup Language. See HTML.
Interface Definition Language. See IDL.
JAVA API for XML Processing. See JAXP.
JAXP (JAVA API for XML Processing). JAXP (JAVA API for XML Processing) is an interface for XML parsers, designed to present a clean, consistent software interface that can be used by application software.
Meta-Object Facility. See MOF.
Microsoft XML. See MSXML.
Object Management Group. See OMG.
PHP. PHP is a preprocessor for hypertext that allows scripting commands to be embedded in HTML to create dynamic web pages.
Remote Procedure Call. See RPC.
REpresentational State Transfer. See REST.
Simple API for XML. See SAX.
Simple Object Access Protocol. See SOAP.
SOAP Request. A SOAP request uses an XML document to specify the resource being requested, including any input arguments.
SOAP Response. A SOAP response uses an XML document to return the resource being requested from a SOAP server to a SOAP client.
UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration). UDDI provides a means for exchanging information about web services between organisations.
UDDI bindingTemplate. A UDDI bindingTemplate specifies how to access a particular service.
UDDI businessEntity. A UDDI businessEntity is the provider of a web service.
UDDI businessService. The UDDI businessService describes each service offered by a service provider.
UDDI publisherAssertion. A UDDI publisherAssertion allows an organisation to publish information about the relationships between multiple UDDI businessEntity records.
UDDI tModel. A UDDI tModel is used to specify that a service complies with the constraints of a particular, pre-defined model.
Unified Modeling Language. See UML.
Uniform Resource Identifier. See URI.
Uniform Resource Locator. See URL.
Uniform Resource Name. See URN.
Universal Description, Discovery and Integration. See UDDI.
UTF-8. UTF-8 is an eight-bit character set commonly used in web applications.
Valid XML Document. A valid XML document, as well as being well formed, complies with the requirements of an XML schema or DTD.
Validating Parser. A validating parser is an XML parser that ensures that an XML document is both well-formed and valid.
Web Services Description Language. See WSDL.
Well-formed XML Document. A well-formed XML document is one that is syntactically correct. A valid XML document must always be a well-formed XML document.
WSDL Bindings. Other entries related to WSDL Bindings include: WSDL Ports, WSDL Documentation, WSDL Messages, WSDL Services, WSDL Definitions, WSDL PortTypes, WSDL Operations, WSDL Types.
WSDL Definitions. A WSDL file starts with definitions, which define the web service and namespace definitions.
WSDL Documentation. WSDL documentation can be part of the WSDL definitions.
WSDL Messages. WSDL messages specify the contents of each message associated with a request or response.
WSDL Operations. WSDL operations group input, output and fault messages.
WSDL Ports. WSDL ports define the endpoints of web services.
WSDL PortTypes. WSDL portTypes group WSDL operations.
WSDL Services. WSDL services tie together WSDL ports.
WSDL Types. WSDL types define the data structures to be present in request and response messages.
Xalan. Xalan is an API developed by Apache that assists with XSL transformations in J2EE applications.
Xerces. Apache Xerces is a validating XML parser.
XML. See Extensible Markup Language.
XML Metadata Interchange. See XMI.
XML Namespace. An XML document may use elements defined by a number of different XML schemas or DTDs.
XML Parser. An XML parser is a software module that takes an XML document, checks that it is well-formed and parses it to break the XML document up into its component tags and text.
XML Schema. An XML schema defines the structure, content and semantics of XML documents.
XML4J. XML4J is a set of libraries for parsing XML documents developed by IBM.
XSL formatting objects. See XSL FO.
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