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Re: passing objects to web service

From: Arthur Ryman <ryman@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 09:17:04 -0400
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No.

There are two approaches that work well.

1. Design an XML schema for you input and output messages, put those in 
the WSDL and then use a tool to generate code from WSDL, and fill in the 
implementation of the code by delegating to your existing objects.

2. Design data transfer objects in you programming language and write a 
wrapper class for you existing code. The wrapper uses the data transfer 
objects in its method signature and its implementation delegates to you 
existing object. Then generate WSDL for your wrapper class instead of your 
original code.

Both of these approaches produce simple XML messages that can be easily 
processed by other clients.

Arthur Ryman,
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Then you recomend this?
Returning a XML string?   public string exampleMethod() 

But with this option, you spend time formatin xml to objects, I'm not 
sure.
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