Even Java Desktop applications can use web services, and in this article, we will take a look at how to make a call to a SOAP web service and receive a response. For this simple example, we will make use of “The Naked Web Service” which was produced as an earlier article.Continue reading “Java client calling SOAP web service”
So-called because in this article we show how to put together all the parts of a simple web service so that when you come to use the tools out there, that make things easier and quicker, you can work out what has gone wrong and how to fix it.Continue reading “The naked web service”
What is a web service?
There is a simple definition for a web service but before I get to that I want to set the scene.
Before the emergence of the internet, computers would connect with each other over point to point connections. Initially, the two ends of the communicating systems would need to be written on the same platform in the same technology. Continue reading “Web services the what and why”