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People often assume that .NET and J2EE are locked in some kind of life and death struggle. In fact, they can co-exist very well as I proved on a recent project. Both .NET and J2EE are based on open standards; these are Web Services Definition Language (WSDL) and Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), both of which are built on Extensible Markup Language (XML). This article describes how a .NET Web Services application was cloned using Java to run on a variety of Unix platforms. History Nova Marketing Group has developed a set of shared libraries and an address database that allows their clients to include powerful address validation, correction, and transformation functionality within their business applications. The product is called nCode. Banks, call centers, and government departments are typical users of nCode. It uses a unique, extremely high performance engin... (more)