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Easy Web Development with WaveMaker by Edward Callahan

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Summary

WaveMaker tools contain four web service import options: Feed for RSS and Atom services, SOAP for importing SOAP WSDLs, REST (Build-A-Service) for XML returning services, and XHR/JSON for JSON returning services. Importing a web service through the tooling adds a service to the project that can be invoked using a service variable.

While these options can be used for many of the web services available, some web services simply cannot be made to work with one of these tooled options. If a Java client for the service can be obtained by another means, the web service can be accessed via a custom Java service.

In the next chapter, we will learn about custom Java services, the workhorse of server-side functionality in WaveMaker. Mostly, for any ...

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