File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes Web Services and the fly likes Mr Paul--Generated stubs. Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of EJB 3 in Action this week in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Web Services
Bookmark "Mr Paul--Generated stubs." Watch "Mr Paul--Generated stubs." New topic

Mr Paul--Generated stubs.

Amer Khan
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 05, 2003
Posts: 163
Although i think that generated stubs are going to be the mainstay of J2EE Web service client development.But using generated stubs(or any other JAX-RPC API)occasionally create problems when making them work with other Web service platforms.IMo Web services interoperablity has not been fully addressed by Web service technologies (YET).SOAP and WSDL certainly go a long way toward interoperability,but there are enough 'coner cases' to cause at least a few interoperability headaches.
Any comments.
[ December 05, 2003: Message edited by: Amer Khan ]

<i>Dare to dream - everything that exists today,was once a figment of someone's imagination, nobody says tomorrow can't be a figment of your today.</i>
Paul Monday
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 28, 2003
Posts: 41
I agree...early on when I was contemplating a book a colleague and mine tried to interact with a Web Service I built with Axis and his Python implementation. We had a rough go of it...
Be careful of where the problems are some cases the problems are merely in WSDL and having a common way to describe a complex type. A lot of this stuff is being ironed out.
Keep an eye on WS-I (Interoperability)
This should help quite a bit. I haven't enjoyed the stub regens for versions and all of the WSDL incompatibilities when you try to do more complex operations. Between WS interop limitations and JDO problems, I have flattened many an interface...

Paul B. Monday<br />Author, Web Service Patterns: Java Edition
Amer Khan
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 05, 2003
Posts: 163
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Mr Paul--Generated stubs.
Similar Threads
How to use .Net client for a Apache SOAP service?
example interoperability issue on RPC encoding
Ways for .Net to J2EE interoperability ?
How to run Webservice client from wsad
Create WS from EJB w/o access to source?