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I'm beginning to learn web services and I want to start off from the basics that would get me started in actually preparing for the SCDJWS syllabus. I mean do I have to have a thorough knowledge on xml/XSLT?
Originally posted by Jothi Shankar Kumar Sankararaj: I mean do I have to have a thorough knowledge on xml/XSLT?
XML/XML Schema/SOAP/WSDL yes. XSLT no - but you need to know how to use the JAXP/TraX API to run an XSLT transformation and why you would want to do a transformation in connection with SOAP web services.
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