9.4. Paper and Pencil

9.4.1. Objective

Apache Axis is a next-generation SOAP engine. This exercise is meant to have you practice using Apache Axis to expose an existing interface as a Web Service.

Apache Axis has a different architecture design from previous versions of Apache SOAP. It can generate SOAP client and server components directly, without using a third-party developer IDE/workbench tool.

9.4.2. Exercise

Using the Foreign Exchange Spot Rate Quote example in Chapter 8, Web Services in Action Case Study, you are to expose the interface as a Web Service using Apache Axis's utilities java2wsdl and wsdl2java.

The source code files FXProviderIF.java and FXProviderImpl.java can be found on the CD-ROM accompanying this book under /labs/ch9. ...

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