This week's giveaway is in the Android forum.
We're giving away four copies of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons and have Godfrey Nolan on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Web Services and the fly likes  technology (JAX-RPC, Axis, SOAP, REST etc.) to implement web services ? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Web Services
Bookmark " technology (JAX-RPC, Axis, SOAP, REST etc.) to implement web services ?" Watch " technology (JAX-RPC, Axis, SOAP, REST etc.) to implement web services ?" New topic
Author

technology (JAX-RPC, Axis, SOAP, REST etc.) to implement web services ?

Edward Chen
Ranch Hand

Joined: Dec 23, 2003
Posts: 798
In an interview, I am asked a question :


under what scenario we should use which technology (JAX-RPC, Axis, SOAP, REST etc.) to implement web services ? what is pros and cons ?


here, my first question is , why they list all "JAX-RPC, Axis, SOAP, REST " as technology ? In my understanding, SOAP is just a protocol, but Axis is vendor product to implement SOAP.

Anyway, how to answer this question ?

Thanks.
Ulf Dittmer
Marshal

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41124
    
  45
I think the "etc." part is important. They just listed some technologies and implementations to give you an idea of the solution space. So the important points they wanted you to address were most likely a) whether or not to use web services, b) whether to use SOAP or REST, c) the fact that JAX-RPC is obsolete and should no longer be used.


Ping & DNS - my free Android networking tools app
 
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
 
subject: technology (JAX-RPC, Axis, SOAP, REST etc.) to implement web services ?
 
Similar Threads
web services overview
Can't generate java classes from WSDL file
Role of SOAP and WSDL in Web-Services
RESTful Webservice - What are the different ways to create it ?
Is there a tutorial for SOAP 1.2 HTTP GET using JAX-WS?