It's tempting to throw down your business logic and expose it as a Web service later, but this "code-first" approach is fraught with peril. Ajith Ranabahu argues for a "contract-first" in which you use code generation to create server-side code.
August 8, 2006
Eran Chinthaka introduces StAX, the Streaming API for XML, which simplifies XML parsing and empowers developers by giving control of parsing back to the caller.
July 20, 2006
Ajith Ranabahu looks at how Apache Axis2 provides flexibility for different code generation scenarios.
June 22, 2006
John Ferguson Smart shows how JAX-WS 2.0, annotations, and a suitable application server like GlassFish, make it much easier to roll out spec-compliant web services.
June 13, 2006
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