With this example-driven book, you get a quick, practical, and thorough introduction to Java’s API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) and the Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS).
Java Web Services: Up and Running takes a clear, no-nonsense approach to these technologies by providing you with a mix of architectural overview, complete working code examples, and short yet precise instructions for compiling, deploying, and executing a sample application. You’ll not only learn how to write web services from scratch, but also how to integrate existing services into your Java applications. All the source code for the examples is available from the book’s companion website.
With Java Web Services: Up and Running, you will:
- Understand the distinction between SOAP-based and REST-style services
- Focus on the WSDL (Web Service Definition Language) service contract
- Understand the structure of a SOAP message and the distinction between SOAP versions 1.1 and 1.2
- Learn various approaches to delivering a Java-based RESTful web service, and for consuming commercial RESTful services
- Know the security requirements for web services, both SOAP- and REST-based
- Learn how to implement JAX-WS in various application servers
Ideal for students and experienced programmers alike, Java Web Services: Up and Running is the concise guide you need to get going on this technology right away.