Win a copy of Secure Financial Transactions with Ansible, Terraform, and OpenSCAP this week in the Cloud/Virtualization forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Ron McLeod
  • Paul Clapham
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Bear Bibeault
Sheriffs:
  • Rob Spoor
  • Henry Wong
  • Liutauras Vilda
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Carey Brown
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Piet Souris
Bartenders:
  • Frits Walraven
  • Himai Minh
  • Jj Roberts

Webservices,SOAP,WSDL, guidance requested

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 6
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi guys,

I have started participating in this forum recently and am new to the field of java and xml,webservices.I have read the basic fundamentals of webservices ,soap,wsdl and other stuff.My question is that after seeing the soap,wsdl files(which seems to be quite confusing and if we need to add more information,it really becomes quite big),my question is:

1) Does the programmer/developer himself created this files

2) Are there tools which generates this files and if any which is widely used one.

3) If the developer/programmer himself has to create the soap,wsdl files then it think is it not quite tedious job(after seeing the soap,wsdl etc files this is what i feel)

I would like u guys to guide me in learing the web services and suggest me the valuable tips that u guys have

thanks a lot in advance

yash
 
Rancher
Posts: 43024
76
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
The developer can create the WSDL, although usually a tool would be used to create it. As you point out, it can become tedious and error-prone to maintain it by hand, but sometimes it might be necessary to tweak it, if the tool used to generate them doesn't support all the options possible in a WSDL.

WS engines usully have a tool like that, and some IDEs do as well. E.g., Axis has the Java2WSDL tool which will create the WSDL based on a Java interface definition. You can find further information in the Axis documentation.
[ January 20, 2006: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
 
Who knew that furniture could be so violent? Put this tiny ad out there to see what happens:
SKIP - a book about connecting industrious people with elderly land owners
https://coderanch.com/t/skip-book
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic