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Books for Java Web Services

Jim Baker
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Joined: Mar 10, 2002
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Any suggestions for good books on
Java Web Sevices or general Web Servicers?
Kyle Brown
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If you do a search on this forum you'll probably find quite a few.
Some of the ones that I've read are Steve Graham's book which is truly excellent overall, Bill Brogden's book which covers a lot of different features of Web Services on many platforms, and James Snell's book which has good coverage of some obscure topics like the details of SOAP encoding[/URL].
[ May 09, 2002: Message edited by: Kyle Brown ]

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Jim Baker
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Thanks for answering my question again.
Rahul Mahindrakar
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Jim ,
Hope you have checked out the WebServices tutorial offered by Sun over here
Chintan Rajyaguru
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Joined: Aug 19, 2001
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Webservices tutorial offered by Sun only teaches API that can be used to create, access and publish webservices. There are two problems here,
[1] What if you are using a SOAP engine (such as apache axis) and it does not implement all the APIs completely (for example, axis uses its own Service and Call objects rather than the ones from xml-rpc APIs)
[2] APIs are not enough to create webservices. Which toolkit (IBM or axis) or app server (WAS, Oracle, WEblogic) should be used with the tutorial. In other words, who implements these APIs? - Coming soon!
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