4 Game Changing Development Features in webMethods 9.12

Many of you might already know that Software AG has released it's new version of webMethods Suite 9.12 recently in October 2016. I was going through the release notes of this version and noticed many enhancements and new features of the suite. However, I am impressed with four features/ improvements that change the way you … Continue reading 4 Game Changing Development Features in webMethods 9.12

Message-Based Security for SOAP in webMethods: Part 2 (Username_Signature)

Hello all, As promised, here comes my second article in the series of posts on "Message-based security for web services in webMethods." In case if you missed the first one, here is the link: Message-Based Security for SOAP in webMethods: Part 1 The Plan There is one essential prerequisite before starting any task, A proper plan. So, our … Continue reading Message-Based Security for SOAP in webMethods: Part 2 (Username_Signature)

Message-Based Security for SOAP in webMethods: Part 1 (Username_Token)

webMethods Integration Server provides message-based security for SOAP messages using WS-Security. In contrast to transport-based authentication frameworks such as HTTPS, which secure the endpoints of a connection against threats, WS-Security secures the message transmission environment between endpoints. When using WS-Security, the security information is carried inside header portion of the SOAP envelope. There are many security … Continue reading Message-Based Security for SOAP in webMethods: Part 1 (Username_Token)

Event Emitting Microservices (EEMS)

Microservices is the new buzz word. Since that buzz, I have been following its patterns and approaches. While it has definitely got positive sides when adopting in enterprise architecture, I have been also thinking about a little bit modified/ enhanced/ different version of it called “Event Emitting Microservices (EEMS)”.  You might now know where this … Continue reading Event Emitting Microservices (EEMS)

Cluster-Aware EhCache using JMS in webMethods

Did you know? You can create fully cluster-aware EhCache applications using JMS without having terracotta setup at all. I have seen many organizations investing in terracotta just to make their cache cluster aware. But fact is, messaging systems are a very mature piece of infrastructure used in many enterprise level organizations. So, they can leverage their messaging … Continue reading Cluster-Aware EhCache using JMS in webMethods

Using webMethods JDBC Adapter Connection in custom Java code

Sometimes, webMethods developers may come across a situation while writing some JDBC related java services where they want to make use of an existing webMethods JDBC adapter connection to interact with DB instead of going with custom implementation. This way, we can leverage some of the good connection management properties that webmethods JDBC connection gives, like Connection … Continue reading Using webMethods JDBC Adapter Connection in custom Java code

Utility to manage transaction boundaries on Ehcache puts and gets

Overview Currently, we do not have built-in webMethods IS services to manage transactions on Ehcache puts and gets. When needed, one may have to either implement whole solution as Java services using Ehcache Java API or come up with generic way of using them. I took the opportunity to develop this package which has got … Continue reading Utility to manage transaction boundaries on Ehcache puts and gets