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Returning HashMap from Web Service

Anjali S Sharma
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Joined: Jun 29, 2005
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Is it correct to say that a Java webservice cannot return a HashMap although it can return a List. If this is true can someone please let me know the reason.
Ivan Krizsan
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Joined: Oct 04, 2006
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Hi!
You can do some voodoo with JAXB, called XmlAdapters, to be able to return a map. Check this link:
http://weblogs.java.net/blog/kohsuke/archive/2005/04/xmladapter_in_j.html
Best wishes!
 
 
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