This week's giveaway is in the Android forum.
We're giving away four copies of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons and have Godfrey Nolan on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Web Services and the fly likes Sun's WSDP 1.4 Vs. IBM's WSDK 5.1 Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Web Services
Bookmark "Sun Watch "Sun New topic
Author

Sun's WSDP 1.4 Vs. IBM's WSDK 5.1

Ryan Fernandes
Ranch Hand

Joined: Dec 11, 2003
Posts: 86
Hi all,

Was recently doing a comparison of the web service toolkits out there. Narrowed on the two popular kits and have a few of findings.

An initial look : Sun's WSDP seems to kick butt compared to IBM's extremely heavy WSDK.

The WSDK APIs dont support JSR105(XML Digital Signatures) yet; They cant seem to understand xsd:ID yet. It doesnt support SSL, and best of all, if you try to create a web service with Security On, it gives a nice little message "if you turn on security, this service wont be WS-I compliant"

Sun's WSDP does not seem to not have problems the above issues (it also seems to accomodate all 7 interop scenarios).

I guess the only thing going for the WSDK is the integration with eclipse(and that too the older 2.1 version)

If anyone of you have some points further to add/refute, it'd make this interesting.

Cheers,
Ryan
[ September 04, 2004: Message edited by: Ryan Fernandes ]

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth. -Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (1879-1955)
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: Sun's WSDP 1.4 Vs. IBM's WSDK 5.1
 
Similar Threads
Security for web services
JWSDP or Axis on JBoss 3.2.x
Java 1.1.8 NT issues
Java VM's
Confused about various web services packages