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Using Asynchronous Request-Response

Raj Kumar Bindal
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Joined: Apr 15, 2006
Posts: 418
I want to make a web service and send message asynchronously,but i am not clear how the flow will be going.
i have seen this thing on
but, here it is using a web service StockQuoteService which is not defined on this site,so i am not getting the actual flow.
please help me
Peer Reynders

Joined: Aug 19, 2005
Posts: 2922
If you have a close look at the documentation page you will notice that this is just a tool supported version of the Asynchronous Web Service Design Pattern 4: Request/reply operations with posting.

So the "Web services client" is in fact a Web service that supports a "callback Web Service (operation)". So only clients that support a specific "callback Web Service (operation)" can even communicate with that particular "Web Service Server".

A Web service client in the standard sense (the one you can build from a plain WSDL) will not be able to communicate with this type of "Web Service Server".
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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