WebServices : REST vs SOAP

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The World Wide Web is evolving from a sea of information to a service oriented marketplaces and Web Services are a critical part of this evolution. What is a Web service? A web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over the World Wide Web. W3C defines web service as a “software […]

RESTful Web Service using Jersey

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In this tutorial I am going to explain a very basic example using Jersey REST Services. Building webservices using the REST concept is popular because of its simple nature and light weight. We have already explained how to write REST services using the Spring MVC framework. Spring provides out of the box support for the […]

Java ME and Web services

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Introduction Java Micro Edition (Java ME) is a platform for running applications on smaller devices such as mobile phones, PDAs etc. These devices have restrictions in terms of Memory and Processing power. Java ME defines various configurations and profiles. Midlets are java applications that operate on Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP) which is targeted on […]

Apache Axis2 Web Services

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SOA, in practicality web services, is becoming the enabler for application integration. Since the introduction of web services, Apache Software Foundation has played a major role and produced several good web services frameworks. This book covers the defector Java Web Service framework, also known as Apache Axis2. This book covers several important facts that you […]

Service-Oriented Architecture— An Integration Blueprint

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Service-Oriented Architecture— An Integration Blueprint With the widespread use of service-oriented architecture (SOA), the integration of different IT systems has gained a new relevance. The era of isolated business information systems—so-called silos or stove-pipe architectures—is finally over. It is increasingly rare to find applications developed for a specific purpose that do not need to exchange […]

Developing a Web Service with CXF

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Apache CXF Web Service Development Apache CXF is an open source services framework that makes web service development easy, simplified, and standard based. CXF provides many features such as frontend programming, support for different transports and data bindings, support for different protocols, and other advanced concepts like Features and Invokers. It also provides a programming […]

RESTful Java Web Services

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RESTful Java Web ServicesThis article is sample chapter for the book RESTful Java Web Services. If you’re already familiar with REST theory, but are new to RESTful Java web services, and want to use the Java technology stack together with Java RESTful frameworks to create robust web services, this is the book for you. also read: What […]

Building SOA-Based Composite Applications Using NetBeans IDE 6

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Building SOA-Based Composite Applications Using NetBeans IDE 6 Composite applications aid businesses by stitching together various componented business capabilities. In the current enterprise scenario, empowering business users to react quickly to the rapidly changing business environment is the top most priority. With the advent of composite applications the ‘reuse’ paradigm has moved from the technical […]

AXIS 2.0 Architecture

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Looking into Axis 2.0What This Book Covers This book is organized in a such a way that it will lead you to gain a very good understanding of Web Services and AXIS 2.0. At the end of the book, you will have become familiar with most of the commonly used AXIS 2.0 features and concepts. You will be […]

Benefits of using Web Services

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Benefits of using Web Services Exposing the function on to network: A Web service is a unit of managed code that can be remotely invoked using HTTP, that is, it can be activated using HTTP requests. So, Web Services allows you to expose the functionality of your existing code over the network. Once it is […]