JAX-WS has simplified the development of Web Service clients when compared to JAX-RPC. Both technologies
have a tool for importing a WSDL to generate client
side artifacts. JAX-RPC's tool is wscompile, JAX-WS' tool is wsimport.
To use wscompile a config.xml file must be created to
pass to wscompile. A simple config.xml file would look something like:
The EA3 version of JAX-WS or the JAX-WS released in JWSDP 2.0, supports the publishing and use RESTful Web Services. Here is an example that shows how to publish a RESTful Web Service using JAX-WS.
Publishing a RESTful Web Service with JAX-WS starts by creating an implementation of the javax.xml.ws.Provider<T> interface. The Provider interface is the dynamic alternative to a...