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Your suggestions for getting started with webservices

 
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Hi,

I want to learn and develop webservices in Java. Where can I start?? What are the good websites and books for a complete beginner??

I have worked on web applications and desktop applications.

Your suggestion is highly appreciated and thanks in advance for the same.

-Sundar
 
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For the Java side I'd start with
SOA Using Java� Web Services (amazon US)
which uses Glassfish. As you learn more you may also want to explore the on-line documentation in order to figure out how to do the same things in Axis 2.

For a platform independent (technology) perspective (use of WS-* standards) of web services check out:
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): Concepts, Technology, and Design (amazon US)

SOA Principles of Service Design (amazon US)

If you want to broaden your perspective also include RESTful web services (Restlet; RMH: WS* vs. REST / Intelligence vs. Wisdom):
RESTful Web Services (amazon US)

Other than that have a look over the web services FAQ.


Dave Podnar's 5 Stages of Dealing with Web Services
  • Denial - It's Simple Object Access Protocol, right?
  • Over Involvement - OK, I'll read the SOAP, WSDL, WS-I BP, JAX-RPC, SAAJ, JAX-P,... specs. next, I'll check the Wiki and finally follow an example showing service and client sides.
  • Anger - I can't believe those #$%&*@s made it so difficult!
  • Guilt - Everyone is using Web Services, it must be me, I must be missing something.
  • Acceptance - It is what it is, Web Services aren't simple or easy.



  • Am I Stupid or is Java Web Services Really Hard?
     
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    java web services are very interesting and easy..

    Hi, after a 6 yrs of experience in web technologies using java, I worked on web services for 6 months using apache axis. I found it very easy, interesting, crazy, LESS STRESSFUL, more respectful job.

    U can learn apache axis using USER GUIDE, http://ws.apache.org/axis/java/user-guide.html

    For better understanding, take a glance at IBM implemented web services also, http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/webservices/library/ws-gateway/

    Take a glance at BEA web services, http://edocs.bea.com/wls/docs81/webserv/index.html

    Take a glance at the SUN web services, http://java.sun.com/webservices/docs/1.6/tutorial/doc/

    I mentioned few URLS, so that a little little reading would improve the interest and understanding levels on the web services technology.


    All the Best..
    chandu
    [ October 15, 2007: Message edited by: Chandra Tadikamalla ]
     
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    Hi Chandra and Peer,

    Thank you so much for your valuble suggestions!! I have started exploring webservices and axis!!

    -Sundar
     
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