Chapter 11. Developing JAX-WS Web Services

Java API for XML-based web services is a popular standard, targeting Java developers who write web services and web service clients. The conventional contract first approach, which consists of defining the web service contract in a WSDL and then generating the appropriate code from those WSDLs, is not the most natural way of programming for Java developers. The JAX-WS specifications allow you to write a regular Java code and annotate the code appropriately, in order to make them into web services. Therefore, JAX-WS is a code first approach for developing web services and clients in Java. The ease of development is achieved through writing everything as Java classes and not having to write any specific ...

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