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, Volume 95, Issue 9, pp 817–835 | Cite as

Levering object-oriented knowledge for service-oriented proficiency

Enhancing service capability in developers
  • Gary StubbingsEmail author
  • Simon Polovina
Article

Abstract

As more and more enterprise systems endeavour to interconnect seamlessly by using a service-oriented architecture (SOA) a number of challenges are beginning to surface as a result of the differences in understanding between object-orientated programming (OOP) and service-orientation in technical development teams. These differences are thus explored to determine the potential of subsidising gaps in knowledge through relational learning in order to better prepare development environments for service migration. It emerges that the principles of service-oriented programming can be used within OOP by selectively identifying the existing knowledge found within object-orientation and traditional programming methodologies. The benefit of this approach proposes to lever the expertise of object-oriented developers so as to build service-ready computer software and encourage the seamlessness of SOA.

Keywords

Object-orientation Service-orientation Developer capability Expertise Programming approach Knowledge transfer Service-ready 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

68M11 68U35 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.t-mac Technologies LtdDerbyshireUK
  2. 2.Conceptual Structures Research Group, Communication and Computing Research CentreSheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUK

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