Transformation Service

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SOA Introduction

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IDIdentifier (Label)

TS

Complete Name

Transformation Service

Status

Implemented

Description

The purpose of this service is to provide methods to deal with and distribute the transformation of various textual data formats. The Transformation Service supports various transformations, like:

  • Citationstyles (e.g.: APAAmerican Psychological Association, AJPApache JServ Protocol)
  • Different metadata formats (e.g.: eSciDocEnhanced Scientific Documentation, arXiv, PubMed)
  • Microformats (Coins)
  • Common publication formats (BibTexReference Management Software for Lists of References, EndNote)

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Operations Overview

The Transformation service supports the following operations:

Operation Status Input Output Description
getSourceFormats implemented Format[] Scope:Public
Gives back a Format List of all source formats the Transformation Service can handle.
getSourceFormatsAsXml implemented String Scope:Public
Gives back a xml representation of all source formats the Transformation Service can handle.
getTargetFormats implemented Format Format[] Scope:Public
Gives back a Format List of all formats the given source Format can be transformed into.
getTargetFormatsAsXml implemented String srcFormatName, String srcType, String srcEncoding String Scope:Public
Gives back a xml representation of all formats the given source Format can be transformed into.
transform implemented byte[] src, String srcFormatName, String srcType, String srcEncoding, String trgFormatName, String trgType, String trgEncoding, String service byte[] Scope:Public
Transforms a given src object in a given source format into a target object in a given format, using a given service.
transform implemented byte[] src, Format sourceFormat, Format targetFormat, String service byte[] Scope:Public
Transforms a given src object in a given source format into a target object in a given format, using a given service.

Services for Transformation

Interfaces

  • Implemented:
    • EJBEnterprise JavaBeans
  • Considered:
    • RESTRepresentational State Transfer
    • SOAPSimple Object Access Protocol