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From pricilla p <>
Subject Re: WSDL2JAVA created uncompilable Stub
Date Tue, 07 Apr 2009 03:45:47 GMT
Hi Jacques,

I am new to axis.

I have to develop an web service

I have followed the steps you mentioned and created a wsdl, skeleton and

Could you pls tell me what changes i need to make it in skeleton and stub

Also pls tell me how to deploy this web service.


On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Jacques46 <> wrote:

> Just putting in my 2 cents, because a week ago I knew nothing about Axis,
> and
> I had to overcome some of the hurdles that have been encountered by other
> posters in the past...  I hope I can avoid other people the same wasted
> time
> that I experienced...
> My environment is Eclipse 3.2.2, with the Codegen Wizard plugin.
> I have used the wizard in both directions (wsdl2java and java2wsdl) in
> versions 1.3 and 1.4.1 of Axis2.
> About the wizard : when you go to the Axis website, you can download the
> Codegen Wizard plugin for any version of Axis.  What's misleading is that
> when you unzip each version (1.3 and 1.4.1), they both are contained in the
> "Axis2_Codegen_Wizard_1.3.0" directory.  Having successfully created my
> stubs with version 1.3 of the wizard and Axis libraries, I now wanted to
> compile them with Axis2 1.4.1.  My first reaction when I downloaded the
> 1.4.1 wizard was to say "hmmm... seems the wizard hasn't changed since
> version 1.3, because it's in the same directory name".  WRONG !  Upon
> further inspection, I clearly saw that the libraries in the /lib directory
> of the plugin were indeed different.
> So, here are the steps I would recommend for a successful compile :
> - If you're in Eclipse, EXIT !
> - If you have not done so yet, download the Axis2 standard distribution
> binary for the version you want, unzip it to some directory, and then
> create
> an environment variable "AXIS2_HOME" that points to that directory.
> - Download the Codegen Wizard for the Axis version you're shooting for (the
> same version as the standard distribution).  Unzip it into your Eclipse's
> plugins directory.  Note that if you had a previous version of the plugin
> there, you're gonna have to overwrite it with this new one if they both
> have
> the same name.
> - Copy the geronimo-stax-api_1.0_spec-1.0.1.jar and
> backport-util-concurrent-3.1.jar from the AXIS2_HOME/lib directory to the
> Wizard's /lib directory.
> - Edit the plugin.xml file of the Wizard.  You'll see in there a bunch of
> <library> nodes, add 2 nodes pointing to the jars you just copied.
> - Start Eclipse
> - Create a new project
> - In that project, import the jars from the AXIS2_HOME/lib directory
> (import
> them in a new folder you'll call lib)
> - Refresh the project
> - Project properties : Add all the jars to the build path
> - Create some java class that will have the methods you want your web
> service to have.  Save it.
> - Right-click on the project, New->, Other...
> - Select Axis2 Wizards -> Axis2 Code Generator, Next.
> - Select Java2WSDL
> - Type the fully qualified class name, and then add the path for the class
> file.  For example, if you class is, and your java source
> is in <SomeDir>/src/com/xyz/, and the corresponding class file
> is in <SomeDir>/bin/com/xyz/TheClass.class, then you'd enter
> "<SomeDir>/bin.
> - Click Test Class Loading...  If it doesn't work, review previous step.
> - Click Next, and you can change the options if you want, and then click
> next again.
> - Select to send the output to a project in the workspace, and browse to
> that project.  Then give your wsdl a name, and click Finish.
> - Hopefully, all went well, and if you refresh your project, you'll see the
> Now, if you want to create client and server code for this new WSDL:
> - Go in the codegen wizard again, this time select WSDL2Java, click Next.
> - Select the WSDL file you've just created.  Next.
> - In Codegen Option, select Custom.  Check "Generate both..." (last
> checkbox).  Next.
> - Browse to the project location, and Click Finish.
> You should have the client and server code generated, along with a nice ant
> build file.
> The class you'll want to modify is <ClassName> for the
> server-side.  For a client to use that service, you'd instantiate
> <ClassName>
> I really hope this helps someone in the future.  It's been a frustrating
> week.
> Jacques.
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