The latest CAM editor release showcases the ability to build XML exchanges from XML canonical dictionary components using ebXML CCTS-based techniques.
The online video tutorial walks through the steps using an OASIS HAVE Hospital Management example exchange schema and the NIEM core dictionary. Illustrating adding additional Aircraft components from the NIEM domain to the OASIS HAVE exchange.
The video takes 8 minutes to review and requires any email address to access.
The new CAM editor v2.0 features drag and drop component selection for designing XML exchange structures from dictionary components. The dictionary component format is consistent with the ebXML CCTS business entity objects approach. The dictionaries can be configured into domain collections to suite particular industry needs. A NIEM collection of dictionaries is available by default with the CAM editor download.
For more information see the CAM editor Sourceforge resource site.
IBM have announced availability of the following enhancements for their DataPower devices. The DataPower device provides firmware accelerated handling of XML and xslt along with secure communications, routing and certificate management. To the already impressive specifications is now add ebXML too for B2B applications; WebSphere DataPower B2B Appliance XB60 enhancements include· Updated B2B protocol support with the addition of ebMS v2.0· B2B interoperability through the completion of Drummond
New features include enhanced tool for evaluating a schema and template against naming and design rules (NDR). The evaluator is capable of flagging a whole range of common mistakes and issues from XSD schema.
The term representation rules and the assessment score are all configurable via xslt functions that are in a separate include file.
Michael Sorens examines the capabilities of OASIS CAM in a series of articles on DEVX.
Part 1 and Part 2 are now available.
Michael explains: "The generic-sounding Content Assembly Mechanism, or CAM, is actually an exciting step forward from XML Schema, but it's new, and not well documented. This article series represents CAM: The Missing Manual".