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InternetNews.com: Linux Developers Embrace Web Services

Sep 18, 2001, 00:16 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)
"...Of the more than 300 Linux developers contacted by Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Evans Data in August, 70 percent said they believe that the Web Services model represents the "future of Internet applications."

More than 42 percent of people responding to the survey said they are currently developing Web Services-enabled applications with more than two-thirds expecting to develop Web Services-enabled applications in the next 12 to 24 months.

In response to questions about technology adoption for Web Services, the study found that more than half of respondents expect to use the Java programming language in developing Web services-enabled applications. Simple Object Application Protocol (SOAP) and Lightweight Access Directory Protocol (LDAP) trailed Java as technologies forecast for heaviest use."

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