This is the essential guide to this exciting new programming language and the first book on the topic, written by one of the creators of Water programming. Water is a new, native Web service programming language that allows the developer to program in XML syntax, replacing the different languages of the various technologies required to build Web applications. This title shows readers how to greatly speed and simplify their Web applications and Web services development using Water. It offers hands-on tutorials with more than 100 fully functional examples of Water applications. The Companion Web site provides additional information and connects the reader with an active user community.
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Mike Plusch, developer of the Water language, is CTO and cofounder of Clear Methods. A language designer and XML expert, he has been building complex Web applications since 1994 for organizations such as Digitas, Harlequin, and Bowstreet, a pioneer in Web services. He holds a degree in Management and Computer Science from MIT and coauthored a chapter in Spinning the Semantic Web.