If this isn't the biggest contrast in technologies since
3270 emulators for Internet Explorer, I don't know.
Still, more SOAP goodness...
IBM DELIVERS SOAP FOR CICS
Posted March 05, 2003 06:15 Pacific Time
IBM on Wednesday announced it will offer a CICS (Customer Information Control
System) SOAP Technology Preview designed to help developers build connections to
its venerable CICS-based mainframe applications through Web services.
The new technology, to be available by the end of this month free of charge
on IBM's alphaWorks Web site that, provides SOAP enablement of existing CICS
Cobol applications, permitting them to be invoked through SOAP requests over
either HTTP or WebSphere MQ messages and then integrated both inside and outside
of the enterprise.
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