Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.0, JSR 224, is an important part of the Java EE 5 platform. I spent about two weeks to implement the feature and it’s really easy to learn it (compare to JAX-RPC). I would like to share it to everyone. Therefore I can do it, and I think you, too.

1. How to create a simple JAX-WS server and client

Web Services (JAX-WS) in Java EE 5

The JavaEE 5 Tutorial – Building Web Services with JAX-WS

2. What else do you need to know?

GlassFish: JAX-WS Reference Implementation Project and documents

Sun Developer Network: Web Services Overview

3. If you want to use EJB 3.0 and JAX-WS

Developing web services using EJB 3.0

EJB 3.0 and WebServices

Implement, deploy and call an EJB 3.0 webservice using Glassfish and JAX-WS

EJB 3.0 Based Web Services

4. New feature of JDK 6 with web services

Web services in JDK 6

Introducing JAX-WS 2.0 With the Java SE 6 Platform, part 1

Introducing JAX-WS 2.0 With the Java SE 6 Platform, part 2

Mustang: The fast track to Web services

JAX-WS tools: wsgen and wsimport

5. References

Web services hints and tips: JAX-RPC vs JAX-WS part 1

Web services hints and tips: JAX-RPC vs JAX-WS part 2

Sun tech tips: RESTful Web Services

In 30 Seconds: A Quick Guide to RESTful Web ServicesĀ 

Java.net JAX-WS articles

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