Media praise for Java Web Services

"I believe 'Java Web Services' will become the industry standard bible for Web services. The book provides a detailed, complete description of Web services."
--Don Denoncourt, "e-Pro Magazine," September 2003

"O'Reilly comes through again with concise instruction on using simple object access protocol (SOAP); Web service description language (WSDL); universal description, discovery, and integration (UDDI) registries; and other technologies from a Java developer's perspective."
--Intelligent Enterprise, July 26, 2002

"If you intend to work mainly on the J2EE platform, this is a good book to start with?this book can save you a lot of grief. Don't approach Web services without it."
--Richard Mateosian, IEEE Micro

"An excellent choice for any advanced Java class in schools, as well as a good introduction for Java web developers. If you want to know how to use Java to handle web services, I recommend picking up a copy of this book."
--Songmuh Jong, CompuNotes, June 2002

"If you are serious about implementing a web services solution or just curious about this emerging technology, 'Java Web Services' is a must for your bookshelf. This book does not only focus on the spectrum of technologies that make up web services, but also the concepts needed to fully understand the associated architecture and implement a successful strategy. Written by two of the biggest names in the Java enterprise community, David Chappell and Tyler Jewell provide complete coverage of the essentials of web services? In conclusion, 'Java Web Services' will provide you with the knowledge to fully implement a web services solution. The book has examples of both creating and consuming web services and everything in between. I guarantee if you read this you will be on your way to becoming one of the web services elite."
--Bay Area Web Services User Group Newsletter, May 2002

"Comprehensive and rich with examples, 'Java Web Services' is probably the only book you'll need to prepare yourself for a web services implementation? This book is written for implementers. However, that doesn't mean it's only suitable for experts. In fact, I think the bar for prerequisite study on web services is surprisingly low and that's symptomatic of my favorite trait of this book: comprehensiveness. If, for example, you've somehow managed to come this far without having really digested anything meaningful about SOAP, you won't be lost right out of the gate. Each time a new core technology is introduced, the basics of its purpose and behavior is discussed briefly before moving right along to meatier discussion of putting that technology to good use. In fact, this book has just enough abstraction in it to bridge the gap between developer and CIO? Chappell and Jewell are esteemed Java engineers whose daily responsibilities put them in an elite category of expertise on Java web services. It would be impossible, I think, to be steered awry in their hands. There will undoubtedly be other books to come that you'll want to add to your library; this technology is changing so quickly that the book's biggest downfall is that it will age very quickly. But for right now, this is probably one of the best references you can invest in if you're ready to start building web services in Java right away."
--Lori Piquet, Editor-in-Chief, DevX, April 2002