Testing Middleware Communication Platforms: XML to the Rescue?
Middleware has held a significant place in software history since its advent in the 1990s. Today, middleware is being used more and more in the B2B arena. Although XML is touted as the key ingredient to connect autonomous, heterogeneous systems together, developers and testers must keep in mind that it's not a silver bullet. This presentation will address the growing interest in middleware-based architecture, along with its benefits, issues, and pitfalls.