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what is the difference between AXIS and WSAD

gautham kasinath
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Well, the subject says it all!!
I have been developing web services and deploying them on AXIS for a week now. I am only a week old to Web Services.
Please tell me what WSAD is and the difference.
Thank you very much.
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Lupo


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Lasse Koskela
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WSAD stands for WebSphere Application Developer, which is IBM's Java/J2EE IDE. WSAD includes (among a million other things) some wizards for creating clients for existing web services and creating web services out of existing classes/components.
Axis on the other hand is a deployment platform for web services, a SOAP engine if you will. Axis does come with some tools, such as wsdl2java and java2wsdl, but it's nowhere near to an integrated development environment.


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gautham kasinath
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Thanks very much Lasse!!
Cheers
Lupo
gautham kasinath
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Joined: Dec 01, 2000
Posts: 583
Thanks very much Lasse!!
Cheers
Lupo
- Well, I would also direct your attn to
http://www.coderanch.com/t/220295/Web-Services/java/AXIS-Web-Service-provider
 
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