Bring Legacy Data To Your Mashups With The WSO2 Mashup Server

Bring Legacy Data To Your Mashups With The WSO2 Mashup Server | WSO2 Oxygen Tank
Spreadsheets, CSV files and Databases are among the most basic forms of data representation and manipulation. They have been around for ages and probably will be for many years to come. The word 'legacy', meaning that which is handed down from a predecessor, is often used in the context of these technologies and data withinm. In a 'service oriented' world, challenges of integrating such legacies with the present generation of applications is addressed by products such as the WSO2 Data Services Solution. The WSO2 Mashup Server embeds the WSO2 Data Services solution from version 1.5, enhancing the agile service composition capabilities already present in the Mashup Server. In this tutorial, we will go through the steps involved in exposing a Microsoft Excel preadsheet as a service using the WSO2 Mashup Server Web Console.

My latest tutorial on one of the cool new features in the WSO2 Mashup Server's most recent release; Data Services. I had fun writing it and creating the the sample Mashup. Hope you guys have fun trying the tutorial out ....


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