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Interoperability is an important factor in the success of solutions that are based on Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), along with other key factors such as contracts, loose coupling, and reuse. Interoperability is generally accomplished by developing your Web Services using the well-established guidelines for implementing Web Services and by following industry standards such as XML, WSDL, SOAP, and UDDI. However, just following Web Services standards and guidelines during the development phase of a project isn't sufficient to achieve interoperability. The different products used for development also have to comply with many requirements such as the need to have similar implementations (data types, formats, and schemas) of the standards that you want to use. As different products are provided by different vendors, developed by several sets of pe... (more)

DNDJ Feature — Understanding the Methodology Workbench of Microsoft Visual Studio Team System

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) provides tools and features that can be used in almost all areas of software development. As Microsoft VSTS has a broad spectrum of features and target areas, some of its core feature areas are still not well understood by many people working with the product. One of these feature areas is the methodology management system for software development lifecycles, which is built into the VSTS platform. This article describes the underlying concepts and architectures used by the VSTS methodology management system. It also describes the benefits... (more)