Chapter 9. Configuring Web Services

This chapter covers

  • Understanding Web Services
  • Developing a simple web service
  • Developing web service clients
  • Exploring JBoss Web Service-specific annotations
  • Securing a web service
  • Encrypting SOAP messages

It was August of 2000 in Orlando, Florida. I (Peter) recall sitting in a frigid conference room (the air conditioning was on high to combat the sweltering temperature outside) at the Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC) when Microsoft rolled out their vision of the future complete with the .NET Framework and a thing called Web Services. At the time, they didn’t have Visual Studio completely working with Web Services. When they did roll out the beta version of Visual Studio .NET, you could create ...

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