Creating a Simple Service
All the examples in the rest of this chapter refer to the J2EE Reference Implementation. However, the information required and the techniques used are common across all implementations of JAX-RPC. Basically, the tools might change but the artifacts and information you have to provide as a developer don't.
The initial service is servlet-based and will just pass strings back and forth to exchange greetings. After you are comfortable with this simple service, we will move on to look at how to provide a Web Service front-end for a session EJB.
Files and Tools
In common with other J2EE components, a J2EE-based Web Service implementation consists of multiple parts:
A reference to the implementation of the functionality ...