is a Web-based project to promote the use and evolution of the Web Distributed Data Exchange (WDDX). This technology and project emerged out of work that Allaire (now Macromedia, Inc.) was doing in the Web application server space, specifically in solving the problem of sharing data and transactions between different servers on the Web. seeks to evolve the core capabilities of WDDX and build a broad variety of sub-projects that leverage WDDX. specifications described on this site:

More information: WDDX Wikipedia entry.

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by with David Dick

This is a guide for the savvy manager who wants to capitalize on the wave of change that is occurring with Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and—more recently—Cloud Computing. The changes wrought by these technologies will require both a basic grasp of the technologies and an effective way to deal with how these changes will affect the people who build and use the systems in our organizations. This book covers both issues. Managers at all levels of all organizations must be aware of both the changes that we are now seeing and ways to deal with issues created by those changes.