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Water: Simplified Web Services and XML Programming by M. Plusch
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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.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: Water Web Services and XML. Chapter 1: Introduction to Pure Web Service Programming. Chapter 2: ConciseXML Syntax and XML 1.0. Chapter 3: Water Object: Representing Objects in XML. Chapter 4: Water Type: Creating Custom Types--XSD. Chapter 5: Water Contract: Specifying APIs--DTD and Schemas. Chapter 6: Water Path: Accessing Data--XPATH. Chapter 7: Water Transform: Transforming XML Objects--XSLT. Chapter 8:L Water Import: Converting Data to XML. Chapter 9: Water Export: Converting an Object to a String. Chapter 10: Water Identifier and URI: Naming Resources. Chapter 11: Water Filesystem: Using Files and Folders. Chapter 12: Water Web: Accessing Remote Resources--WSDL. Chapter 13: Water Protocol: Creating Custom Protocols--SOAP. Chapter 14: Water Server: Customizing Application Servers. Chapter 15: Water Namespace: Dividing the Web. Chapter 16: Water Registry: Listing Resources--UDDI. Part II: Water Programming. Chapter 17: Water Flow: Controlling the Flow of Execution. Chapter 18: Water Logic: Performing Boolean Comparisons. Chapter 19: Water Methods: Learn Once, Use Everywhere. Chapter 20: Water Math: Representing Calculations in XML. Chapter 21: Water Date and Time: Managing Time. Chapter 22: Water Object System: Understanding Multi-role Objects. Chapter 23: Water Database: Unifying Relational and Object Models. Chapter 24: Water Bridge to Java: Integrating Water and Java. Chapter 25: Water Pattern: Introducing Readable Regular Expressions. Part III: Advanced Water Programming. Chapter 26: Water Metafield: Adding Metadata to Fields. Chapter 27: Water Active Value: Changing Values from Static to Dynamic. Chapter 28: Water Fluid Variable: Using Dynamic-Scoped Variables. Chapter 29: Water View: Using A Capability Security Model. Chapter 30: Water Execute: Simplifying How Software Writes Software. Part IV: Water User Interface. Chapter 31: Water Hypertext: Using XHTML for Presentation. Chapter 32: Water App: Building Applications with Water. Chapter 33: Water Bridge to JavaScript: Adding Logic to Web Pages. Chapter 34: Water Style: Adding Water to CSS. Chapter 35: Water Color: Making Color an XML Object. Part V: Water Tools. Chapter 36: Installing Water. Chapter 37: Steam IDE: Using the Editor. Chapter 38: Water Debug: Integrated Debugging with Development. Chapter 39: Water Test: Building Self-Testing Software. Chapter 40: Water Doc: Integrating Documentation and Code. Part VI: Water in Practice. Chapter 41: Water Process: Using Water Throughout the Software Lifecycle. Chapter 42: Water Pics and Sketch: Unifying Diagrams and Code--UML. Chapter 43: Building a Water App for Frequently Asked Questions. Index.

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
January 10th, 2003
Country of Publication
United States
Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
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