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Apache CXF – Contract First Web Services

Apache CXF - Contract First Web Services I wrote a post a few years ago detailing a step by step guide to building a contract first web service using Spring.  I recently started working with Apache CXF and thought it would be worth putting together a more up to date post, this time using CXF. We'll create a fictitious Account Service that takes a single account number parameter and returns associated account information. Although the sample service will be very simple, the approach taken should provide you with a solid foundation upon which to build real world services. Source Code The full source code for this post [...]

By |2019-02-12T07:29:21+01:00October 5th, 2016|Spring Boot, Web Services|4 Comments

Spring Web Services Tutorial

Spring Web Services Tutorial I've recently written a more up to date version of this post which describes how to build a contract first web service using Apache CXF. Check it out here. SOAP Services Modern enterprise applications are rarely stand alone and often rely on data and services provided by external systems. In order for different types of systems to communicate there must be a  communication protocol of some sort, a standard way of sending and receiving messages in a format that is recognised and supported by all major platforms. SOAP (Simple Object Application Protocol) is such a protocol, and allows applications to communicate by exchanging [...]

By |2019-02-20T17:03:03+01:00January 14th, 2013|Spring, Web Services|118 Comments