28. JAX-WS Web Services, Web 2.0 and Mash-Ups

A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

They also serve who only stand and wait.

John Milton

...if the simplest things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.

Eleonora Duse

Protocol is everything.

Francoise Giuliani

Objectives

In this chapter you will learn:

  • What a web service is.

  • How to publish and consume web services in Netbeans.

  • The elements that comprise web services, such as service descriptions and classes that implement web services.

  • How to create client desktop and web applications that invoke web service ...

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