|Oracle8i Application Developer's Guide - XML
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A86030-01
Business Solutions Using Oracle XML, 7 of 10
A challenge for business application developers is to tie together data generated by applications from different vendors and different application domains. XML makes this kind of data exchange among applications easier to do by focusing on the data and its context without tying it to specific network or communication protocols.
Via XML and XSL transformations, applications can interchange data without having to manage and interpret proprietary or incompatible data formats.
Consider the following business-to-business/consumer (B2B/B2C) messaging scenarios:
These scenarios use Oracle XML platform components. Each of these is described briefly including the problem at hand, the solution, and main tasks used to resolve the problem.
These scenarios are further illustrated with detailed case studies in Parts 4, and 5.