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Service-Oriented Architectures - Technology That Offers Services Any Where, Any Time, and on Any Platform.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Mobile Web Services: Architecture and Implementation to their offering.

Mobile Web Services create new possibilities for the mobile telecommunications market. Through mobile Web services, operators can offer new value-added services for their users, spanning PC and mobile devices, explore new business opportunities and increase revenue and customer retention. This expands the commercial opportunities for developers to further promote their applications and enable solutions that work seamlessly across PC and mobile environments. Customerscan benefit from new integrated services across wired and wireless networks and PC and mobile devices. This allows users the flexibility to use preferred device or mode of communication as best suited to needs and availability and enable a more holistic experience across various devices. This book assists and supports companies in adapting Mobile Web Services-based applications, explaining the key network elements, software components and protocols needed to develop such services. It explains mobile-specific issues such as intermittent reachability of mobile phones, lack of fixed IP addresses, and how these affect the mobile SOA. It includes material on the mobile Web Services framework as well as the basic requirements for accessing web services, such as security issues, discussing authentication and Liberty specifications.

Mobile Web Services: Architecture and Implementation:

--Provides a complete and authoritative text on implementing mobile Web services.

--Describes the mobile Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) concept.

--Covers the discovery, description and security of Web services.

--Explains how to use Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) in Web service messaging.

--Discusses the challenges and possibilities of mobile Web services, and gives case studies to illustrate the application of the technology.

--Presents the Nokia Mobile Web Services platform.

--Offers material on developing mobile Web service clients using C++ and Java.

This text is essential reading for wireless Web architects, mobile application developers and programmers, software developers, technical officers and consultants, as well as advanced students in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.

Topics Covered

Chapter 1: Introduction.

1.1 Structure of this Book.

Chapter 2: Introduction to XML.

2.1 Markup and Elements.

2.2 Attributes.

2.3 XML Declaration.

2.4 Namespaces.

2.5 Well-Formedness and Validity.

2.6 XML Schema.

2.7 Summary.

Chapter 3: Introduction to Service-Oriented Architectures.

3.1 Service-Oriented Architecture.

3.2 Web Services Messaging.

3.3 Web Service Description.

3.4 Web Service Discovery.

3.5 Summary.

Chapter 4: Agreement.

4.1 Web Services Addressing.

4.2 Background.

4.3 Purpose of WS-Addressing.

4.4 Mobile Application Example.

4.5 WS-Addressing Core.

4.6 Binding Specifications.

4.7 Conclusions.

4.8 Policy.

Chapter 5: Identity and Security.

Chapter 6: Liberty Alliance Identity Technologies.

Chapter 7: Enabling Mobile Web Services.

Chapter 8: Summary and Next Steps.

Chapter 9: Java Client Development.

Chapter 10: C++ Client Development.


Service-oriented architectures (SOAs) implemented with Web services are fundamentally changing business processes supported by distributed computing. These technologies bring forward the promise of services available at any time, in any place, and on any platform. Through mobile Web services, operators can offer new value-added services for their users, explore new business opportunities and increase revenue and customer retention. This expands the commercial opportunities for developers to promote their applications and enables solutions that work seamlessly across computer and mobile environments.

Mobile Web Services is a comprehensive, up-to-date and practical guide to adapting mobile Web services-based applications. The expert author team from Nokia explain in depth the software architecture and application development interfaces needed to develop solutions for these technologies.

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