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Re: Invoking Web Services without proxy classes

From: Steven Gollery <sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 10:24:18 -0800
Message-ID: <003a01c197a8$84e25590$97ab3ecf@cadrc.calpoly.edu>
To: "Francisco Curbera" <curbera@us.ibm.com>
Cc: <www-ws@w3.org>
Paco,

Thanks: WSIF certainly looks like what I need, although the fact that my
company will need to pay a licensing fee may prevent me from using WSIF in
production.

Steve


----- Original Message -----
From: "Francisco Curbera" <curbera@us.ibm.com>
To: "Steven Gollery" <sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu>
Cc: <www-ws@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 9:41 AM
Subject: Re: Invoking Web Services without proxy classes


>
> You may want to take a look at the Web Services Invocation Framework (
> http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/wsif ); it has a dynamic invocation
> interface for Web services, based on their WSDL description.
>
> Regards,
>
> Paco
>
>
> Steven Gollery <sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu>@w3.org on 01/07/2002 12:16:14
> PM
>
> Sent by:    www-ws-request@w3.org
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> To:    www-ws@w3.org
> cc:
> Subject:    Invoking Web Services without proxy classes
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> All of the code examples that I have seen for WSDL assume that the
> actual communication between the service user and the service provider
> take place using proxy classes that have been generated, either at
> development time or at run time, by developers or (more often) through
> the use of one of the WSDL-to-Java tools.
>
> It seems to me that there may be some situations where (a) it is not
> possible to create the proxy classes at development time and (b) it is
> not possible or desirable to generate proxies at runtime. I think it
> should be feasible to use the WSDL definitions directly to set up the
> messages, etc, instead of using proxy classes, but so far I haven't seen
> any code showing this.
>
> So: is it feasible for a service user to read WSDL interface and
> implementation descriptions and then invoke the service without using
> proxy classes? If not, why not? And if so, can someone point me to some
> sample code that I can use to get started?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
>
> Steven Gollery
> sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu
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Received on Monday, 7 January 2002 13:22:58 GMT

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