Short for Web Services Description Language, an XML-formatted language used to describe a Web service’s capabilities as collections of communication endpoints capable of exchanging messages. WSDL is an integral part of UDDI, an XML-based worldwide business registry. WSDL is the language that UDDI uses. WSDL was developed jointly by Microsoft and IBM.
Short for Web Server Gateway Interface, WSGI is a standard interface for Python Web applications to communicate with Web servers. WSGI separates the Web application from the Web server, similar to a Java servlet enabling Web framework developers to easily interface with Web servers. WSGI is also used to build Web applications.
The WS-ReliableMessaging specification is a SOAP-based RPC protocol that defines a set of mechanisms that allow developers of Web services to ensure that messages, usually SOAP or XML documents conforming to the SOAP specification, are delivered reliably between two endpoints.
On eBay, eBay alternatives, and classified ad Web sites, WTB is an abbreviation used to mean wanted to buy. This abbreviation would be used by a person who is looking to buy a particular item. Most classified and eBay alternatives offer a forum discussion thread where members can post items they are looking to buy.
Short for Wireless Transport Layer Security. WTLS is the security layer of the WAP, providing privacy, data integrity and authentication for WAP services. WTLS, designed specifically for the wireless environment, is needed because the client and the server must be authenticated in order for wireless transactions to remain secure and because the connection needs to […]
- Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Short for Wireless WAN (wide-area network), a wireless computer networkthat spans a relatively large geographical area.