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Anand Jain

Joined: Jul 27, 2009
Posts: 18
I am new to web services and below I am sharing my understanding so far by reading on net:

Apache Axis and Apache CXF - are web services frameworks used to develop Java web services.
JAX-RS - Java API to develop Restful web services.
JAX-WS - Java API to develop SOAP web services.

Is the above correct? Or if you want to add something.

Also I have read a term endpoints many time. But still I am not clear with its meaning. Can somebody please explain me?

In my project, I am going to use web services with Spring framework.I am told that project will have both SOAP and RESTful web services.I am very much new to this.
Can somebody please guide me in this regard by sharing some valuable information or any good link which will make me understand better?
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13036
I suggest browsing the WebServices FAQ page here at the ranch to expand your knowledge.

tarun mall

Joined: Nov 23, 2011
Posts: 13
Hi Anand,
If its your first time, I'll suggest you to go through some book instead of reading through web pages. There are pretty good pdf's available on oracle site. You can google them too if you wish.
I agree. Here's the link:
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