Creating Web Services using CXF (Contract first Approach) Part 2 : WSDL Creation.

What is WSDL and what its Structure? A WSDL document defines services as collections of network endpoints, or ports. In WSDL, the abstract definition of endpoints and messages is separated from their concrete network deployment or data format bindings. This allows the reuse of abstract definitions: messages, which are abstract descriptions of the data being […]

Creating “Contract First” – Web Services using CXF (Top Down Approach) Part 1: Creating XSDs.

Why people are interested in CODE-FIRST approach? Answer is simple. No need to go through the complexities of XML, XSD, WSDL structure. Just code in any of your favorite programming language and create the WSDL file using any of your tools/frameworks. I had taken some interviews these days for a Webservice-SOA project. Honestly it was […]

Creating Web services using Apache CXF (Part 4): Testing

To test this we can follow the same client program which is given in the CXF site. Just create a simple Java class and execute it. 1: package com.your.company.service.client; 2: 3: import java.util.List; 4: 5: import org.apache.cxf.interceptor.LoggingInInterceptor; 6: import org.apache.cxf.interceptor.LoggingOutInterceptor; 7: import org.apache.cxf.jaxws.JaxWsProxyFactoryBean; 8: 9: import com.your.company.service.Product; 10: import com.your.company.service.ProductService; 11: 12: public final class […]

Creating Web services using Apache CXF (Part 3): Configurations

Web.xml Declarations We have to declare Spring Context Listener, CXF Servlet, Spring Context Location and URL Mapping. 1: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 2: <web-app id="services" version="2.5" 3: xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance&quot; xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee&quot; 4: xmlns:web="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee/web-app_2_5.xsd&quot; 5: xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee 6: http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee/web-app_2_5.xsd"&gt; 7: 8: <!– Adding the Spring Context Listener. It will help to init Spring Context –> 9: <listener> 10: <listener-class> org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener […]