This IBM® Redpaper™ publication introduces the concept of a service-oriented architecture (SOA). The intended audience is web developers interested in SOA. It explains how to realize this type of an architecture using the following Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE 6) web services specifications:
It explores the features that are provided by IBM Rational Application Developer for web services development and security. It also demonstrates how Rational Application Developer can help with testing web services and developing web services client applications.
The paper is organized into the following sections:
The sample code for this paper is in the 4884code\webservice folder.
This paper was originally published as a chapter in the IBM Redbooks® publication, Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software V8 Programming Guide, SG24-7835. The full publication includes working examples that show how to develop applications and achieve the benefits of visual and rapid application development.