Web services Handler Chains tutorial

Handler Chains play a crucial role in intercepting and processing incoming and outgoing messages. They offer a flexible way to customize and extend the functionality of web services without modifying the core application logic. In this article, we’ll explore what Handler Chains are, how they work, and demonstrate their implementation with a practical example.

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How to debug Web Service request and response

In this tutorial you will see how to trace your JBoss Web Services Requests by setting a System property from Apache CXF or using an external TCP dumper. Using a System Property to Debug SOAP Messages Debugging SOAP Messages is a critical activity for every application running Web Services. The simplest way to see the … Read more

10 Web services Performance Tuning Tips

This tutorial focuses on design guidelines and techniques to improve the performance of your SOAP Web services. Enjoy it! #1 Use coarse grained Web Services One of the biggest mistakes that many developers make when approaching web services is defining operations and messages  that are too fine-grained. You should try to reduce the requests by … Read more

JAX-WS Authentication in a nustshell

In the context of an HTTP transaction, BASIC access authentication is a method for a web browser or other client program to provide a user name and password when making a request.
This tutorial shows how to perform BASIC authentication for JAX-WS Web services. Then, as an alternative, we will learn how to use Apache CXF Interceptors as authentication mechanism.

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What is a Web Service One Way invocation?

Most of the message-exchange-patterns are request-response ones; however in some scenarios oneway invocations are preferred, as the client does not expect any actual data in the response from the server. In such cases, the server is instructed that no SOAP response message has to be sent back to the client, whose low-level invocation is immediately … Read more

SOAP Web services on WildFly made simple

JAX-WS simplifies the development model for a web service endpoint a great deal. In short, an endpoint implementation bean is annotated with JAX-WS annotations and deployed to the server. The server automatically generates and publishes the abstract contract (i.e. wsdl+schema) for client consumption. All marshalling/unmarshalling is delegated to JAXB. You can follow two approaches for … Read more