It has been over two years since the book “Developing Enterprise Web Services” was published. That book was the first technical manual to address more than simple information retrieval Web Services and describe the emerging Web Services standards and toolkits for tacking enterprise-strength software solutions. However much has happened in the intervening period: standards have changed, emerged, and become deprecated; architectural lessons have been learned; and toolkits have evolved. This paper presents an updated view on the state of the art (and politics!) in Web Services in each of the core technology areas that the original book covered.