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Pragmatic web service design: An agile approach with the service responsibility and interaction design method

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Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs) are increasingly deployed to achieve distributed systems that are modular, flexible and extensible. However, designing for SOA can be challenging; there are issues involving the granularity of the cooperating services, problems with proprietary data models being exchanged, and there are no currently accepted conventions for describing a service or its interactions at an abstract level. This paper gives an overview of the Service Responsibility and Interaction Design Method (SRI-DM), an agile approach for engineering a Web Service design based on capturing a scenario as a use-case, factoring this into a set of Service Responsibility and Collaboration Cards, and constructing a Sequence diagram illustrating their interactions in fulfilling the scenario. Through two case studies the paper shows how using SRI-DM can expose many of the problems of over-engineering SOA and help to create simpler, more pragmatic web service designs.

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Millard, David E., Howard, Yvonne, Abbas, Noura, Davis, Hugh C., Gilbert, Lester, Wills, Gary B. and Walters, Robert J. (2009) Pragmatic web service design: An agile approach with the service responsibility and interaction design method Computer Science - Research and Development

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Published date: 6 May 2009
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 267781
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/267781
ISSN: 1865-2034
PURE UUID: cc195bc9-d078-45a3-8bb8-1314ec1d5091
ORCID for David E. Millard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7512-2710
ORCID for Hugh C. Davis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1182-1459
ORCID for Gary B. Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 14 Aug 2009 22:37
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:59

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Author: David E. Millard ORCID iD
Author: Yvonne Howard
Author: Noura Abbas
Author: Hugh C. Davis ORCID iD
Author: Lester Gilbert
Author: Gary B. Wills ORCID iD
Author: Robert J. Walters

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