WSDL - a Web Site Description Language

presented to UniForum Chicago on Tuesday, May 22nd 2001
by Burke Gallagher

Table of Contents

Title Page

The Problem

Developer Inexperience

Lack of Design

Web Pages vs. Web Sites

Rapid Development

Maintenance vs. Development

Early Attempts

Lessons Learned

Minimum Requirements

Production Requirements


Web Site Description Language (WSDL)

WSDL Design

WSDL Implementation

Alternate Solutions

Server Side Scripting

XML Processing

CGI Programs

Special Purpose Web Servers

The Example: Internet College

Varied Content Lifetimes

Compile-Time Behavior

Future Directions

More Research

Language Extensions

New Tools


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