Chapter 7. Fundamental WSDL Part I: Abstract Description Design


7.1 WSDL Definition and Documentation

7.2 Abstract Description Structure

7.3 Type Definitions

7.4 Message Definitions

7.5 Operation Definitions

7.6 Port Type Definitions

7.7 A Complete Abstract Description

In this chapter, we explain how to build the abstract description of a Web service contract using the WSDL 1.1 language, with several references to WSDL-related guidelines provided by the WS-I Basic Profile and occasional notes that highlight language changes in WSDL 2.0. (Full coverage of WSDL 2.0 is provided in Chapter 9.)

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