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Quick Takes: Web services everywhere

A Web services conference is being planned and Linux programmers are gung ho on the Web services Internet application model.

Web services conference on tap

Infoworld's Next-Generation Web Services Conference will be Jan. 15 to 17 at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Calif. It will feature information about emerging Web services technologies,. Keynote speakers are Bill Coleman, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of BEA Systems and James Gosling, vice president and fellow, Sun Microsystems.

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Linux programmers big on Web services

The Web services Internet application model has caught on with programmers who work with Linux, a new Evans Data Corp. study finds. Of more than 300 Linux developers contacted by Evans Data, Santa Cruz, Calif., 70% said they believe that the Web Services model represents the "future of Internet applications." More than 42% said they are currently developing Web services-enabled applications with over two-thirds expecting to develop Web services-enabled applications in the next two years. EDC is a division of the American Science Corp.

Lutris launches EAS 4

Lutris Technologies Inc., Santa Cruz, Calif., a provider of Java XML application server products for building Web services, has launched its Lutris EAS 4. Lutris EAS 4 also introduces the Services Architecture, which implements the J2EE services as plug-able modules, setting the stage for the delivery of modular Web services and ISV/end-user applications developed as services, the company said. It is licensed for development at $995 peruser and for deployment at $4,495 per CPU.

New book on XSLT available

"XSLT," by Doug Tidwell, a developer with years of experience in Extensible Style Language for Transformations, has been published by O'Reilly & Associates, Sebastopol, Calif. The book is a tutorial and reference guide for XSLT. It costs $39.95. launches WebSQL Console 2.0, Brno, Czech Republic, has launched a full version of the WebSQL Console 2.0 product. It is a tool for operating the Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and 2000 in the environment of the WWW viewer. The WebSQL Console application makes the Microsoft SQL Server available to any client interested in database Web hosting, the company said. Current users will receive a free upgrade to WebSQL Console 2.0. It costs $1,509.

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