Accessing Information in a UDDI Registry

In this section, you will examine how information in a UDDI registry can be accessed from Java.

Note

The subject of accessing, updating, and searching UDDI-based registries would fill a book in itself. This section is intended to give you a head start in using a UDDI-based registry rather than showing you all the nuts and bolts required.

As a Java developer, you do not really want to have to build SOAP messages to communicate with a UDDI registry. What you want is a Java-based API that hides away the SOAP manipulation. In the rest of this section on registries, you will examine three alternatives:

  • UDDI4J— IBM's Java implementation of the UDDI API

  • IBM WSTK Client API— A higher-level API that abstracts some ...

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