9. Integrating with Web Services

One of the major strengths of the TIBCO General Interface product is its ability to work with web services. The framework includes classes and interfaces to call a web service and retrieve the response. General Interface Builder includes a tool to develop a front end for web services. You simply supply the URL for a Web Service Description Language (WSDL) and the wizard retrieves all available operations and requests. You can develop client code with just a few clicks.

Web service is a vast topic encompassing many standards, protocols, and technologies. In this chapter we will take a brief look at what web services are and how to integrate a web service with TIBCO General Interface.

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