Publish a PL/SQL procedure in Oracle as a Web service and consume it from a Web service client in WCF.
New tools and initiatives such as BPMN, BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask provide a start at marrying BPM's business acumen with SOA's IT-savvy.
Model-driven business process platforms provide the best path to enterprise service-oriented architectures (SOA). It's all about the metadata.
Microsoft exec describes strategy for Live as part of a layered business approach and calls Software Plus Services "critical" over the next few years.
Some useful guidelines for choosing the the right IT partner. (Article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, July 15, 2007.)
Can the practices of leading game developers help you write better software? (Article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, July 15, 2007.)
Can Delphi thrive now that it's free from corporate parent Borland? (Article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, July 15, 2007.)
This open source, object database provides you with a collection of APIs that adapt to diverse querying requirements.
Microsoft's roadmap for Visual Studio Team System promises richer collaborative development. (Article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, July 1, 2007.)
The skinny on Microsoft's programming model for messaging. (Article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, July 1, 2007.)
Implement Real-Time Java''s high-level abstractions and easily and quickly develop predictable Java code for embedded systems.
Mainsoft Corp.'s tool for porting .NET Web apps to Java gets major new upgrade.
Manage the transition to agile processes. (Article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, July 1, 2007.)
Katmai could improve Microsoft's standing in the database space (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, June 1, 2007).
Bob Muglia, senior vice president of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, talks .NET, Windows Server 2008, SQL and more
The company's integrated app helps hunt down open source software and ensure licensing compliance.
New server and performance-engine products support complex event processing in Java environments.
VMware and Borland integrate their solutions to enable testing across platforms.
Tool helps create complex Web applications using Java objects and not much XML.</
Mainsoft has enhanced its solution, which creates Java bite code via a .NET-based platform.