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Preface

Preface

This is a book for programmers interested in developing Java web services and Java clients against web services, whatever the implementation language. The book is a code-driven introduction to JAX-WS (Java API for XML-Web Services), the framework of choice for Java web services, whether SOAP-based or REST-style. My approach is to interpret JAX-WS broadly and, therefore, to include leading-edge developments such as the Jersey project for REST-style web services, officially known as JAX-RS (Java API for XML-RESTful Web Services).

JAX-WS is bundled into the Metro Web Services Stack, or Metro for short. Metro is part of core Java, starting with Standard Edition 6 (hereafter, core Java 6). However, the Metro releases outpace the core Java releases. The current Metro release can be downloaded separately from https://wsit.dev.java.net. Metro is also integrated into the Sun application server, GlassFish. Given these options, this book’s examples are deployed in four different ways:


  

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