This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Well, the best thing I'd recommend, personally, is starting with Sun's tutorial on Web Services (found at http://java.sun.com/webservices/docs/1.0/tutorial/ and follow that with reading the documentation for the two environments. Once you learn the basics, learning specifics like deploying to Axis is simple with the instructions in-hand.
Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!