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Creating a WSDL and building a webservice

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Hi,

I want to build my own webservice using starting from wsdl approach. I am going to be using axis and deploying the application on tomcat. I have the following questions:

1) How do I generate a wsdl at the first place? Are there any free UI based tools available to do the same? I know XML Spy does that and perhaps I can use its trial version to create a new wsdl.

2) After the wsdl is generated do I need to do some magic, before I can use wsdl2java utility i.e. creating a folder structure etc..

3) How do I deploy this service to tomcat?
Prompt response is much appreciated.

Thanks,
ncheeku
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Download latest Eclipse from here you can create as well as build web service in no time.

http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/technology/epp/downloads/release/europa/winter/eclipse-jee-europa-winter-win32.zip

Create a New Dynamic  Web Project, and let me know later I can tell u step by step how to develop the web service, also download the latest tomcat.
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I just downloaded the above and created a dynamic web project. How can I start creating the wsdl now..thanks..naresh..
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by:Siva Prasanna Kumar
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right click on the created project and select new WSDL
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by:Siva Prasanna Kumar
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Do you know how to write a WSDL ? if not please go through

http://developers.sun.com/appserver/reference/techart/overview_wsdl.html or WSDL specs at the end of the page in the same link.
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if you are done with WSDL after that you need to follow these steps for consturucting stub classes from your WSDl,

Please Eclipse WTP use axis 1.x Wsdl2java wizard for generating the web service stubs, it also adds all the  required jars for your class path. you just need to implement you java function and you web service is good to go.

http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/jst/components/ws/1.5/tutorials/TopDownWebService/TopDownWebService.html
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thanks shivaspk, i am gonna go through this tonight and tommorow and will let you know by tmrw...
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hi shivaspk, this is very very good resource. :) However as I am new to this its taking me a bit of time to understand the wsdl structure there. I was wondering if you can provide me with a simple sample wsdl and I can go from there.

Thanks, ncheeku14
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Siva Prasanna Kumar earned 500 total points
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May be this is the simplest possible :)

http://www.tutorialspoint.com/wsdl/wsdl_example.htm

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thanks shivaspk..this works out perfectly for me.
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