Connecting the Dots Surrounding XML/Web Services

April 30, 2004
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What is XML? Why should I care? How did it become the hottest tool these days in controls? Also, what about SOAP or oBIX? How do they fit in? Who is doing all of this anyway, and where is it going? All fair questions. Whether you are new to XML as a concept or not, this article provides some background on its life thus far in our industry, on the other acronyms that pop up along the way, and on the multiple efforts to make the most of the little language that can enable big things. By Ken Sinclair
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