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From "Daniel Destro" <>
Subject Re: Generating Web Service with Axis 1.3
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2006 16:31:17 GMT
Hi Chris,

Thanks for your answer.

But, IMO, tools should work for us as much as possible. I donĀ“t want to
write WSDD files myself, I want some tool to make that for me. Axis can do
that, but still there is some job to be done.


On 4/5/06, Chris Smith <> wrote:
> Daniel Destro wrote:
> > Axis code generation process seems to be a little bit cumbersome,
> > because, first of all, I have to create the WSDL, then the
> > server-side classes are generated from the WSDL. It would be much
> > easier if we could do it with only one single step and it could also
> > use my original business class instead of make me add code to
> > delegate the calls from the XXXImpl class to the business class.
> If you already have both the WSDL and the implementation classes, then you
> don't need to use WSDL2Java at all.  Instead, you would just write a WSDD
> file pointing to your existing WSDL and Java code.  You would need to
> include type mappings in that file, potentially using bean serializers or
> even custom serializers if your data classes are not beans.  This will not
> be a trivial process, since you need to match your existing code to the
> existing WSDL interface, and there may be problems on either side.
> WSDL2Java is meant to generate Java code, if it doesn't already exist...
> for
> example, if you've built the interface specification first as a WSDL file
> and a set of related XSDs, and then you want to build an implementation
> from
> there.
> --
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