if anyone is interested in going just send them an email

Be Cool,
        Bob E.

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Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 16:00:54 -0400
From: [log in to unmask]
Subject: VTJUG Meeting Wed 9-19 on Web Services

Dear Java enthusiasts,

The September meeting of the Vermont Java Users Group (VTJUG) will be held
Wednesday, September 19th, 5:30pm, at Champlain College, Hauke room 107.

Lee Guthrie of SilverStream Software will be speaking about Web Services, an
exciting set of open technology standards that many predict will be the
underpinnings of B2B transactions over the Internet (See below for more

The event is FREE.  Pizza will be provided at 5:30pm and the presentation
will start at 6pm.

Please respond to [log in to unmask] if you plan on attending,
so that we can plan the appropriate amount of food.

FYI, the web site is now live!  Check it out at

The VTJUG is a vendor-neutral, education-oriented organization, created for
and by Java users or anyone interested in learning about Java.  We welcome
your involvement in this organization!

We hope to see you there,

Andrew Dombek - Lynx Systems

p.s. I want to let you all know that Christopher Tan will be taking over as
President of the VTJUG.  Chris has 12 years experience as a professional
software development consultant, is a Professor at Vermont Technical
College, and Java certified!  Thanks for taking the reins Chris!

Thanks to sponsors Lynx Systems, Champlain College and Addison-Wesley

Vermont Java Users Group
Topic:  Technical Overview of Web Services and Related Technologies
Presenter: Lee Guthrie of SilverStream Software
Date:   Wednesday, September 19, 5:30-8:30PM
Place:  Champlain College, Hauke Room 107(#12 on college map)

Presentation overview
A Technical Overview of Web Services and Related Technologies:

A service oriented architecture meets the demands of businesses to supply
solutions to their vast array or partners, customers, and employees - by
allowing them to easily unlock all of their corporate assets. Including
legacy mainframe, multi-user Unix, JMS, JDBC, data and information sources.
Web services technologies apply a service oriented computing architecture,
which fulfills the promise of the Internet by building to the unknown

An effective Web service requires awareness of many new, as well as some
existing technologies. This presentation will cover the core technologies in
detail, including SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI - and how to leverage industry
standards such as J2EE(tm) and XML. In addition you will learn the
fundamental skills needed to produce, deploy, and consume a web service.
Topics include how to build a web service, expose it via SOAP, describe it
via WSDL, register it via UDDI and finally discover a web service and invoke
it using a SOAP client. Deploy all of your web services into a standard J2EE
application server such as SilverStream Application Server, WebSphere, or


Lee Guthrie is a Technical Account Manager at SilverStream Software. He is
currently involved with Web Service enablement and XML integration projects
involving legacy systems.