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.
Document/Literal is data-based and not method-based like in RPC/Literal messaging mode. In document/literal, the server side (JAX-RPC), extracts the data (for example a purchase order) message out from the SOAP message and automatically binds it to a PurchaseOrder object (using JAXB) for your Java parameters.