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Appserver-independent web service stacks?

John Digweed

Joined: Sep 10, 2007
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So - I am evaluating some web services written with Oracle's JDeveloper that are deployed on OAS. From poking around, it is unclear whether these web services can be used on other app servers.

There are both REST and SOAP/WSDL based services.

I am looking at other stacks to write web services with. I would like something that is not bound in any way to a particular application server. (If we have to be bound to an app server, JBoss is probably okay)

So what is out there? I know of these:

-CXF (formerly Xfire):

Will all of those meet my goals? Are there any big ones that I'm missing? I'd like to evaluate all of them and make a decision from there.


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