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Complete Java Web Services Training

Course ID: INT-2235
Duration: 4 Days

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The Complete Java Web Services class teaches students how to build Web Services and Web Service clients using Java technologies. The class includes a high-speed introduction to XML namespaces, XML Schema, SOAP, and WSDL before exploring Web service client or server-side development in Java APIs and tools. Specifically, this class focuses on JAX-WS.

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand how Web services relate to Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Become familiar with the pillar Web service specifications for XML, XML Schema, SOAP, WSDL and UDDI.
  • Pick up design patterns and best practices for Web service interface documents.
  • Experience the development of Java Web services using the JAX-WS API.
  • See how WSDL and Schema elements map to Java objects.
  • Recognize and understand the difference between RPC and Document styled services.
  • Learn how to make and test Web services that are highly interoperable.


This class intended for developers that are going to implement SOAP-based Web services or Web service clients in Java.  Attendees should already have a good grasp of Java and server side development.  Attendees should already have a basic understanding of XML.  


Students should have a good understanding of the Java programming language and a basic understanding of XML.  Students that have attended Intertech’s Complete Java have the necessary background for this course.

Course Outline

SOA and Web Services Introduction

  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • SOA – the architectural pattern
  • How is SOA accomplished?  The SOA Principles
  • Benefits of SOA
  • Web Services and SOA
  • Web Services
  • Web Service Standards
  • Standard Managers
  • Java and Web Services

XML Namespaces

  • XML Name Conflicts
  • Namespaces
  • The Namespace Identifier
  • Qualified and Unqualified Names
  • Global and Local Scope

XML Schema

  • XML Schema Specification
  • A Simple Schema Example
  • XML Schema and Namespaces
  • The Schema Document
  • Schema Root Element
  • Element Definitions
  • Complex Element Definitions
  • Attribute Definitions
  • Element and Attribute References
  • Abstract Data Types
  • Target Namespaces
  • Importing vs. Including Schemas
  • Validating Documents

Schema Best Practices and Patterns

  • Designing Good Schemata
  • Design Goals
  • Naming Conventions
  • Enumerations
  • Element vs. Type
  • Element vs. Attribute
  • Global vs. Local
  • Qualified vs. Unqualified
  • Default Namespace
  • Miscellaneous Schema Design Tips and Conventions
  • Common Schema Design Patterns


  • What is SOAP?
  • SOAP Specifications
  • SOAP Basics
  • The SOAP Envelope
  • The SOAP Header
  • SOAP Header Attributes
  • The SOAP Body
  • SOAP Faults
  • SOAP and Protocol


  • What is WSDL?
  • WSDL Specification
  • The WSDL Document
  • WSDL by Example
  • WSDL <definitions>
  • WSDL Abstract
  • <portType>
  • <message>
  • <types>
  • WSDL Concrete
  • <binding>
  • Style and Use
  • <service>
  • WSDL 2.0
  • WS-I Testing Tools

Java Web Service APIs

  • How are WSDL and Schema Used?
  • Web Service Frameworks
  • Development Approaches
  • Java and XML Processing
  • API Overview
  • JAX-WS
  • SAAJ
  • JAXB
  • JAXP
  • JAXR
  • JAX-RS

XML to Java mapping

  • How does WSDL and schema map to Java?
  • Mapping Tools
  • Target Namespace Mapping
  • WSDL portType Mapping
  • Type Mapping

Java Web Service Development

  • Bottom-Up Java Web Service Development
  • JAX-WS Annotations
  • JAXB Annotations
  • POJO Requirements
  • Top-Down Java Web Service Development
  • JAX-WS Web Service as an EJB
  • Enterprise Deployment

Java Web Service Clients

  • Dynamic Proxy Clients
  • Dispatch Clients
  • Asynchronous Clients


  • JAX-WS Handlers
  • SOAPHandlers
  • LogicalHandlers
  • Handler Chains
  • Managing Handlers

Web Services Security

  • Securing Web Services
  • SSL/TLS Benefits and Issues
  • WS-Security
  • WS-Security Authentication
  • WS-Security Message Integrity
  • WS-Security Encryption
  • WS-Security Benefits/Issues
  • Basic Security Profile


  • WS-Security and Java
  • Review of the ManageOrder Web Service/Client
  • WSS4J Setup
  • WSS4J Services
  • WSS4J Authentication
  • WSS4J Signature
  • WSS4J Encryption
  • More to WSS4J

Appendix A - XML Syntax

  • An XML History
  • HTML
  • XML vs. HTML
  • XML Syntax
  • Elements
  • Attributes
  • Attribute vs. Element
  • XML Miscellaneous
  • Well-Formed

Appendix B - Advanced XML Schema

  • Non-atomic Simple Types
  • Restrictions and Facets
  • Extensions
  • Groups
  • Defining the type of Element Content
  • Any
  • Commenting Schema

Appendix C - Versioning

  • Versioning
  • Classifying Changes
  • Handling Backward Compatible Change
  • Handling Non-Backward Compatible Change
  • Behavioral Change
  • WSDL Versioning

Appendix D - UDDI

  • UDDI Basics
  • UDDI Servers
  • Is a UDDI registry required?
  • Registry System
  • Interacting with a UDDI Registry

Appendix E - DOM, SAX, StAX and JAXP

  • Java API for XML Processing (JAXP)
  • DOM
  • The DOM API
  • DOM and JAXP
  • SAX
  • SAX and JAXP
  • StAX
  • StAX and JAXP
  • DOM vs. SAX vs. StAX
  • XSLT & XPath
  • XSLT and JAXP

Appendix F - SAAJ

  • SOAP with Attachments API (SAAJ)
  • SOAPMessage
  • Working with the Envelope, Header, Body
  • Adding Elements/Attributes
  • Adding CDATA
  • Adding Attachments
  • SAAJ Request/Response

Appendix G - Spring-WS

  • Spring-WS
  • Spring-WS MessageDispatcherServlet
  • Endpoint
  • Endpoint Mapping
  • Endpoint and Endpoint Mapping Annotations
  • Parameter Annotation
  • Exception Handling
  • Publishing WSDSL
  • Interceptors
  • Securing Web Services
  • Web Service Clients

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