This example-driven book offers a thorough introduction to Java’s APIs for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) and RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS).
Java Web Services: Up and Running takes a clear, pragmatic approach to these technologies by providing a mix of architectural overview, complete working code examples, and short yet precise instructions for compiling, deploying, and executing an application. You’ll learn how to write web services from scratch and integrate existing services into your Java applications. With Java Web Services: Up and Running, you will:
Understand the distinction between SOAP-based and REST-style servicesWrite, deploy, and consume SOAP-based services in core JavaUnderstand the Web Service Definition Language (WSDL) service contractRecognize the structure of a SOAP messageLearn how to deliver Java-based RESTful web services and consume commercial RESTful servicesKnow security requirements for SOAP- and REST-based web servicesLearn how to implement JAX-WS in various application servers
Ideal for students as well as experienced programmers, Java Web Services: Up and Running is the concise guide you need to start working with these technologies right away.