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Java™ Web Services Unleashed by Mark Wutka, Joseph Weber, Arthur Ryman, K. Scott Morrison, Benoît Marchal, Matthias Kloppmann, Steven Haines, Darren Govoni, Francisco Curbera, Frank Cohen, Robert Brunner

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Tools for Testing Web Services

Testing is of interest both when creating a new Web service and when accessing an existing one. Because WSDL describes Web service interfaces, it is possible to automatically generate user interfaces that let the developer unit test the service. There are several approaches to generating a test user interface. The most direct approach is to dynamically generate a user interface by interpreting the WSDL. This approach would be very useful in conjunction with a UDDI browser. Imagine browsing to any interesting Web service and then being able to instantly test it without writing or generating any code. The next level of testing would be to generate a proxy for the service and then dynamically test that. This would ...

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