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[ANN] gSOAP 2.3.8 released

From: Robert van Engelen <engelen@cs.fsu.edu>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 09:38:23 -0500
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1615C2D-0BAF-11D8-8F6C-000393C3075E@cs.fsu.edu>


We are pleased to announce the gSOAP 2.3.8 stable release for C and C++ 
Web services:

** Support for ANSI C and C++, including STL and templates
** Full support for SOAP 1.1 and 1.2
** Full support for WSDL 1.1 (document import and generation)
** Proven interoperability (including all SOAP encoding types, SOAP 
sparse arrays, bitmasks, and Schema simpleTypes and complexTypes)
** Open source with flexible public license, not encumbered by patents 
or hidden fees or royalties
** Design and implementation are based on award-winning research
** Used in a large number of industrial projects since 2000
** RPC compiler generates stubs, skeletons, WSDL, schemas, and test XML 
messages
** Highly portable, including support for legacy C systems, and 
embedded OS such as WinCE, Symbian, and Palm OS
** Small memory footprint (<90K client and server code, with <150 total 
footprint)
** Adopts a fast XML pull-parsing technique (can outperform Java RMI)
** Stand-alone HTTP 1.1 Web server (HTTPS secure)
** ISAPI, Apache mod, WinInet, CGI, FastCGI support
** Streaming SOAP/XML with DIME attachments
** Automatic mapping of C and C++ data types to XML schemas
** Supports C++ single inheritance
** Supports polymorphism
** Implements serialization of native application data types to XML, no 
need to manually write or generate wrappers
** Supports Zlib compression
** Supports OpenSSL (HTTPS)
** HTTP Proxy and authentication support
** Automatic memory management
** Logging facilities
** Flexible transport layer: plug in your own transport or serialize to 
strings for example
** Includes numerous examples, such as Web servers, streaming DIME 
server and client, one-liners, remote object factory, router (and 
dispatcher), polymorphic object exchange
** Extensive documentation
** Active mailing list with > 1000 participants, > 15000 downloads

For more information:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gsoap2

Success stories:

http://www.cs.fsu.edu/~engelen/soapstories.html

Enjoy!

- Robert van Engelen
Received on Friday, 31 October 2003 09:40:03 GMT

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