WSO2 recently published a new white paper on what WSO2 platform can offer for developers. The paper talks about all the elements of WSO2 middleware platform and how it can aid a developer to build & govern enterprise applications.
The paper discusses about REST and SOAP service development with technologies like JAX-RS/WS and also using more of modern ways like jaggeryjs. The author have illustrated the plusses of each paradigm, when to use it and how to use it. The paper discusses how to write such services with support of WSO2 developer tooling, deploy them into WSO2 middleware and also manage them using WSO2 governance toolset.
The paper takes a deep dive into technologies like Apache CXF use and JEE support within WSO2 platform and how to use these frameworks to develop applications.
The paper also talks about API management which is a hot topic at present and how WSO2 API management solution can easily expose fully managed APIs for already created services.
There is a section on modern visualization composition in the paper where it discusses creating dashboards, micro-sites and simple html pages for the purpose of information visualization and management. This is with the use of WSO2 User Engagement Center
Use of cloud APIs via WSO2 integration platform (WSO2 ESB Cloud connectors) is highlighted in the paper giving the developers an insight on how to connect their applications to external APIs.
The paper also talks about using the AppFactory; WSO2’s newest tool for application development, management, governance, team management.
Do checkout the white paper as it gives an end-to-end idea about application development lifecycle with WSO2 platform