SOAP runtimes like CXF allows to interact with the inbound/outbound messages with interceptors. Interceptors are the fundamental processing unit inside CXF. When a service is invoked, an InterceptorChain is created and invoked. Each interceptor gets a chance to do what they want with the message. This can include reading it, transforming it, processing headers, validating […]

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They are of course in many ways comparable; of necessity web services frameworks must fill in all the same blanks, but since both projects are very young, each has certain areas that are more well-developed than others. The chief differences are as follows: CXF has support for WS-Addressing, WS-Policy, WS-RM, WS-Security, and WS-I BasicProfile. Axis2 […]

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In this article we will see some useful terminology used in SOAP Web Services like Databinding or Web service runtime. Let’s start with databindings. Databindings The most common types of databindings are ADB and XMLBeans. ADB ADB is a data-binding extension for Axis2. Unlike the other data-binding frameworks, ADB code is usable only for Axis2 web services. […]

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