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From Roshan Weerasuriya <ros...@opensource.lk>
Subject RE: Updating Website
Date Mon, 25 Oct 2004 03:40:24 GMT
hi Samisa,

This continuous effors of updating the docs would be of great value for
users of Axis C++. 

Great .....

Roshan

On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 08:14, Samisa Abeysinghe wrote:
> I noticed that http://ws.apache.org/axis/cpp/index.html has been updated. Thanks for
working on
> this.
> 
> Couple of comments:
> 1. Under "Improved documentation" bullet point it doesnot say anything.
> I think it is bettr to say something like 
> "Documentation <here have a link to the main documentation.html page> have been
improved to
> simplify the installation and deployment. The documentation are being improved continuously.
> Please refere to the website time to time for the latest documentation.
> 
> 2. I think it is better to mention at the bottom of the page (after the feature list
- something
> like)
> 
> "We hope you will enjoy using Axis C++. 
> Numerous efforts are currently underway to improve Axis C++ as a whole. Please have a
look at the
> TODO page <have a link to Wiki TODO page here> to learn about 1.4 and 1.5 plans
for Axis C++. 
> 
> We value your feedback verymuch. 
> Please report any bugs in Jira <link to Axis C++ Jira page> and feel free to let
us know your
> thoughts and/or problems on axis-c-urser@ws.apache.org. 
> We welcome you to contribute to Axis C++. Please joind discussions on axis-c-dev@ws.apche.org."
> 
> Thoughts please.
> 
> Samisa...
> 
> 
> --- Samisa Abeysinghe <samisa_abeysinghe@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi All,
> >     I compiled a feature list to be put on http://ws.apache.org/axis/cpp/index.html
page.
> > Plese review and comment.
> > 
> > Axis C++ is a SOAP engine -- a framework for constructing SOAP processors such as
clients,
> > servers, gateways, etc., written in C++.
> > 
> > In addition to the core engine, Axis C++ also includes:
> > 
> >     * a simple stand-alone server, known as simple_axis_server
> >     * Apache web server modules, to help deploy services 
> >     * support for the Web Service Description Language (WSDL), 
> >     * emitter tooling that generates C/C++ source code from WSDL files
> >     * some sample programs, and a test framework    
> > 
> > After months of continued discussion, coding effort and few releases, Axis C++ now
in its 1.3
> > release, is deemed to be far more stable and bug free compared to its early releases,
thanks to
> > the valiant efforts from various contributors and valuable user feedback. Axis C++
1.3 now
> > delivers the following key features:
> > 
> >     * Parser and transport bastraction layers. One could switch between parsers
and different
> > transport implementations. This yields the user the much needed flexibility in choosing
> > different
> > external libraries. Users could extend parser abstraction layer API and transport
abstraction
> > layer API to implement their own parser/transport libs to suite their custom requirements.
> >     * Pull parser model. Axis C++ uses SAX (event-based) pull parsing model to achieve
> > significant
> > speeds.
> >     * XML parsers. Both Expat parser and Xerces parser are supported. Any other
XML parser could
> > be seamlessly integrated with the parser abstraction layer.
> >     * Speedier client transport. Axis C++ is now equipped with a client transport
that has
> > proved
> > to be much faster than its early implementations.
> >     * Apache modules. Both Apache 1.3.x releases and Apache 2.0.x releases of the
most widely
> > used
> > web server are supported. Users could choose what web server to use based on their
system
> > settings, environments and preferences.
> >     * Multiple platforms. Axis C++ have been tested on Linux and Windows platforms
and proved to
> > work. Efforts are also underway to support platforms such as Solaris and AIX, and
so far, have
> > had
> > success with those platforms as well.
> >     * WSDL support. Axis C++ WSDL processing tools are based on Axis Java 1.2 tools
and have
> > improved complex types support. Both C and C++ source code generation is supported.
> >     * Improved documentation. Documentation have been improved to simplify the installation
and
> > deployment. The documentation are being improved continuously.
> >     * Self sufficient. Axis C++ is now equipped with simple_axis_server. Hence all
one needs
> > additionally is an XML parser to try out Axis C++. (Not even Apache web server is
required if
> > you
> > do not plan to do high level deployment) Soon Axis C++ would have its own implementation
of a
> > pull
> > parser, with which core Axis C++ features could be used without requiring any other
external
> > libraries.
> >     * Interoperability. Numerous tests has been done to test the ability of Axis
C++ client side
> > to inter operate with Axis Java server side and the results are successful. Efforts
are under
> > way
> > to make the Axis C++ server side to inter operate with Axis Java client side
> >     
> >     
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Samisa...
> > 
> > 
> > 
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