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Best practice for versioning

Mary Cole
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Joined: Dec 02, 2000
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What is the best industry practice to add and release fresh set of new APIs for an exsiting web service? Should we have a new WSDL with a different name space or a new URL for every version? We also need to support exisitng APIs for existing customers
Ivan Krizsan
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Joined: Oct 04, 2006
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Take a look at the following article: http://soa.dzone.com/articles/soa-and-xml-factor-designing
There is also a book on the subject by Thomas Erl: Web Service Contract Design and Versioning for SOA.
Best wishes!
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