Tag Archives: WSDL

Different SOAP encoding styles – RPC, RPC-literal, and document-literal


SOAP uses XML to marshal data that is transported to a software application.  Since SOAP’s introduction, three SOAP encoding styles have become popular and are reliably implemented across software vendors and technology providers: SOAP Remote Procedure Call (RPC) encoding, also known as Section 5 encoding, which is defined by the SOAP 1.1 specification SOAP Remote Procedure Call Literal […]

Using .NET v2.0 generated WSDLs with JAX-WS: How to resolve “A class/interface with the same name “XXXX” is already in use. Use a class customization to resolve this conflict”?


I’ve noticed an issue in WSDLs generated by .NET 2.0 apps: some of the element(s) and their corresponding complextype definitions have same name. If you happen to generate JAX-WS portable artifacts (see below) from one such WSDL for your project (during technology migration etc. and you don’t want the consumers who use this WSDL to […]

Web Services Specifications/Standards – A handy poster for Web Services’ Architects/Developers


Just came across a pdf document that summarizes the web services’ specifications/standards neatly as a poster. It was an interesting read. Often we go through vague theory, which we hardly remember over time. But this one, I’m sure, you’ll remember for a long time. This PDF document can be downloaded from here – innoQ_WS-Standards_Poster_2007-02.pdf. Wikipedia […]

How to specify multiple WSDLs for generating JAX-WS artifacts using CXF’s Maven plugin for wsdl2java (cxf-codegen-plugin)?


Each element corresponds to a WSDL for which we need to generate artifcats.