|Comment lines by Kyle Brown: Paying back technical debt
If you have ever put off completing part of a project with the intention of coming back later to finish it, then you have incurred technical debt. Like financial debt, technical debt is serious and can snowball unless you are aware of it and have a plan in place to manage it. This article presents five steps to help you identify, reduce, and handle your organization's ongoing technical debt situation.
|27 Jan 2010|
|Security architecture when integrating TXSeries with CICS Transaction Server: Part 3, Configuring centralized security with IP/SSL connectivity
Part 3 of this series focuses on the configuration steps for the deployment solutions described in Part 1, explaining the configuration steps for setting up security between CICS TS and TXSeries in an integrated, centralized security environment over internet protocol (IP) connectivity with secure sockets layer (SSL).
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|16 Dec 2009|
|Security architecture when integrating TXSeries with CICS Transaction Server: Part 2, Configuring centralized security with IP connectivity
Part 2 of this series describes a typical customer scenario where CICS and TXSeries are in an integrated, centralized security environment over IP connectivity. We show how to configure security in CICS TS and TXSeries in this architecture, and cover some known limitations.
|16 Dec 2009|
|Seamless access to SAP services using IBM WebSphere integration tools
This article shows you how to design, develop, configure, deploy, and test an end-to-end purchase order scenario using WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere Adapters, and SAP. You also learn how to create applications that Web enable SAP services and help in the analysis, design, and implementation of similar integration applications.
|30 Jul 2008|
|Map Web services with WebSphere Integration Developer
Learn how you can use WebSphere Integration Developer to create an interface mapping between two Web services, then test the mapping with WebSphere Process Server. This article also describes how to use the Service Data Objects (SDO) model to manipulate data objects.
|20 Feb 2008|
|Architecture in practice, Part 5: SOA Scenario 2: Service connectivity options
View SOA within a software development lifecycle context using the IBM Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Foundation Lifecycle. This installment in the Architecture in practice series focuses on the Service Connectivity scenario, the second of the SOA scenarios. Explore four ways to realize connectivity between service producers and consumers that foster reuse of services across multiple delivery channels. Learn about three Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) topologies that enable service connectivity, and associated products that provide advanced, end-to-end ESB-based solutions. Get an overview on developing mediation modules and flows using four common patterns.
|18 Dec 2007|
|Develop an automated build engine for Service Component Architecture applications using WebSphere Integration Developer
This article shows how to create an automated build engine solution for SCA applications developed using WebSphere Integration Developer and Rational ClearCase.
|14 Nov 2007|
|Transactionally integrate CICS COBOL applications into WebSphere Process Server SOA solutions
This article discusses the importance of integrating existing CICS COBOL assets into new SOA solutions. It then presents common integration patterns between CICS COBOL applications and WebSphere Process Server V6. A detailed development process for one of the patterns is also included in this article.
|17 Oct 2007|
|End-to-end BPEL business activity monitoring with IBM SOA tools: Part 2: Developing a BPEL workflow application in WebSphere Integration Developer
In the first article of this series, you explored the process of how to develop an end-to-end BPEL business activity monitoring (BAM) solution using IBM tooling. You built the process model and business process measures in WebSphere Business Modeler that you'll use throughout the series. In this article, you use WebSphere Integration Developer to complete a fully functional BPEL workflow integrated application.
|03 Oct 2007|
|End-to-end BPEL business activity monitoring with IBM SOA tools: Part 1: Modeling for process execution with WebSphere Business Modeler
This is the first article in a series that journeys through the process of how to develop and end-to-end BPEL business activity monitoring (BAM) solution using IBM tooling. In this first article you build the process model and business process measures in WebSphere Business Modeler that you'll use throughout the series.
|13 Jun 2007|
|Options for integrating new applications with current applications that run on a mainframe
Get an overview of both point-to-point and ESB-based integration options for integrating Java applications with existing mainframe CICS and IMS applications.
|05 Jun 2007|
|Writing Java applications for System z
Create, run, and debug Java applications for z/OS (System z) using steps similar to other target environments.
|29 May 2007|
|Creating WebSphere Process Server Custom Selectors with WebSphere Integration Developer
This article walks you through creating an IBM WebSphere Process Server 6.0 custom selector component that makes a selection based on the name of a component passed into the selector. The selector selects one of two plain old Java objects (POJO) components, which display text messages in slightly different ways. You then invoke this selector via the Component Test Environment. To follow the steps in this article, you need a IBM WebSphere Integration Developer 6.0 environment installed with an associated Process Server 6.0 test server.
|21 Jun 2006|
|Deploying Siebel Web UI Dynamic Developer Kit artifacts on IBM WebSphere: Part 2. Deploying artifacts in a portlet application
Use IBM tooling to easily access Siebel applications from your portal.
|21 Dec 2005|
|Using WebSphere Developer for zSeries V6 to Create a CICS Web
service in CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3.1
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3.1 provides comprehensive support for Web services, enabling CICS applications to act as either service providers or service requesters. WebSphere Developer for zSeries V6 automates the transformation of existing CICS COBOL applications so that these can act as service providers.
|23 Nov 2005|
|Exposing a CICS program as a Web service using IBM Rational Application Developer
IBM Rational Application Developer v220.127.116.11 provides new tooling to simplify the creation of J2EE applications that use the J2EE Connector Architecture to access applications running on legacy systems. This article will start with a simple CICS program, and show how basic wizards can be used to expose the program as a Web service running on IBM WebSphere Application Server. It will also cover some of the pitfalls encountered on the way. This will be useful to people wishing to use their legacy CICS applications in a Service-Oriented Architecture.
|18 Oct 2005|
|Integrating SAP solutions with IBM WebSphere products
This article describes how the IBM WebSphere family of products can be used in an SAP environment. It contains a brief survey of WebSphere products, highlighting how each product interoperates with SAP software. This interoperability begins with solid compliance with and mutual support of open standards by both WebSphere and the SAP NetWeaver platform. It then extends to different levels of interoperability, from SAP-specific business integration adapters and portlets (available out of the box), to development tools that allow you to build applications that easily access your SAP resources, to complementary capabilities that allow you to build customized solutions
|20 Jul 2005|
|Using the WebSphere MQ Workflow Web client with WebSphere Studio
This tutorial shows you how to work with JSPs in the WebSphere MQ Workflow's Web client and their subsequent deployment in WebSphere Studio Application Developer V5.x. You can modify the created JSPs for WebSphere MQ Workflow through the plug-in so that they can communicate to the database through any middleware layers.
|11 Jul 2005|
|Error validation and exception handling in portlets, using the Struts Portlet Framework
Having a good design and implementation for error validation and exception handling enables applications to respond gracefully in abnormal conditions. This article tells how you can leverage error validation and exception handling features, which are built into the WebSphere Portal Struts Portlet Framework, in your portlet applications.
|11 Jul 2005|
|Develop Database Web pages on Linux with DB2 and WebSphere Studio Application Developer
This article covers Rapid Application Development of Database Web pages on Linux using DB2 Universal Database Version 8.2 along with WebSphere Studio Application Developer. We'll create a database, tables, and columns and use SQL to populate and access the database. Once that's created, we will access the database using Servlets and JSPs.
|18 Nov 2004|
|Adapting a WebSphere Portal V5 application for a KIOSK
This article describes how to adapt a portal application for WebSphere Portal V5 so it can run on a KIOSK.
|09 Jun 2004|
|IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal: Developing JSF applications using WebSphere Studio V5.1.1 -- Part 4
In prior installments of this 5-part series, we built Java Server Faces forms using Rapid Application Development (RAD) JSF components and saw how JSF works with data using Web Data Object (WDO) or Service Data Object (SDO) technology. In Part 4, we demonstrate how JSF can work with existing J2EE technology.
|14 Apr 2004|
|CCF to J2C migration: Part 5: Migrating VisualAge for Java CCF MQ applications into WebSphere
Studio J2C JMS applications
This five-part series shows you how to migrate applications from the VisualAge for Java Common Connector Framework (CCF) to WebSphere Studio J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA/J2C). Part 5 shows you how to use to use WebSphere Studio Application Developer Integration Edition to create a dummy ServiceProxy plus FormatHandler and DateBean helper classes, and how to access the FormatHandler Byte array.
|01 Apr 2004|
|WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker HTTP Technology for Web Services
This article provides simple methods for using HTTP technology in Message Broker V5, CSD2 to enable you to use it for hosting and invoking Web services. The first of two scenarios demonstrates the use of Message Broker to invoke a Web service over HTTP and as a Web service provider. The second scenario demonstrates the technique of maintaining HTTP across multiple message flows. Its focus is to demonstrate the integration within the WebSphere software family provided by Message Broker HTTP technology.
|18 Nov 2003|
|JMS Topologies and Configurations with WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Studio Version 5
This comprehensive guide helps you understand configuration options within WebSphere Application Server for Java Message Service (JMS) applications, including using embedded messaging and WebSphere MQ (formerly MQSeries). It covers setting up your development environment to support various JMS scenarios, development and runtime topologies, and scripting and security.
|06 Oct 2003|
|WebSphere Application Server: Best Practices for an Application Development Infrastructure
This white paper describes best practices for developing an infrastructure for creating applications for WebSphere Application Server. With processes and procedures in place that are reasonable, understood, and well-communicated, you'll be able to confidently create WebSphere applications in a reliable, efficient and consistent manner.
|23 Sep 2002|
|IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal: Developing and Unit Testing with Open Source Apache Cactus Framework Tools in WebSphere Studio Application Developer
This article demonstrates how to set up the Cactus framework within Application Developer, and shows how Cactus works with Application Developer's WebSphere Test Environment and server tools.
|26 Jun 2002|
|IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal: An Introduction to Debugging Using IBM WebSphere Studio Site Developer and Application Developer
This article introduces you to some of the features of IBM WebSphere Studio Site Developer that can help you when debugging your Web applications. The debugging functionality described in this article is also available in IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer.
|04 Jan 2002|