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Sagent adopts Web services

By Heather Harreld – BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE VENDOR Sagent on announced support for Web services in an effort to give its customers the ability to more easily embed BI (business intelligence) into their applications and develop collaborative BI solutions leveraging data from multiple organizations.

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SOAP Test Harness

By Craig Emilio Probus – My project team is currently developing a distributed .NET application using Web Services as a basis for a component model. Because of this intensive use of Web services, we needed to facilitate the testing process of our components for both component consumers and component

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Examining WSDL

by Rich Salz – Unlike today's Web, web services can be viewed as a set of programs interacting cross a network with no explicit human interaction involved during the transaction. In order for programs to exchange data, it's necessary to define strictly the communications protocol, the data t

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Data-shaped SQL clauses

Since it’s introduction in ADO 2.0, data shaping has remained largely on the fringes of Visual Basic arcanum. Relegated to the back pages of musty manuals, you may have overlooked this useful aspect of ADO. If you’re not familiar with data-shaping, in essence, it lets you create recordsets within