I installed Coral on a Windows 2003 Server. I created a new Coral workspace in the dedicated browser client and added a WSDL contract from the Internet. Like Mindreef's earlier SOAPscope product, Coral uses workspaces to organize all information and artifacts associated with a particular SOA project, including contracts and documentation, messages and test scripts, simulations and notes. Because it's designed for development rather than deployment, though, Coral doesn't provide any registry functions.
Supports team-oriented SOA projects
Enforces industry and corporate standards
Flexible ad hoc and scripted testing tools
Lacks version control for workspaces
No direct integration with development tools
No integration with existing user directories
Mindreef Coral, $998 per year for server and two user licenses. Mindreef, (603) 465-2204. www.mindreef.com
Mindreef Coral: Team members can use server simulations to demonstrate the expected behavior of the Web service they're building.
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Getting the Work Out