cxf-commits mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Daniel Kulp (Confluence)" <conflue...@apache.org>
Subject [CONF] Apache CXF > Index
Date Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:11:00 GMT
<html>
<head>
    <base href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="/confluence/s/en/2176/1/15/_/styles/combined.css?spaceKey=CXF&amp;forWysiwyg=true"
type="text/css">
    </head>
<body style="background: white;" bgcolor="white" class="email-body">
<div id="pageContent">
<div id="notificationFormat">
<div class="wiki-content">
<div class="email">
    <h2><a href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CXF/Index">Index</a></h2>
    <h4>Page <b>edited</b> by             <a href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/~dkulp">Daniel
Kulp</a>
    </h4>
        <div id="versionComment">
        <b>Comment:</b>
        date<br />
    </div>
        <br/>
                         <h4>Changes (1)</h4>
                                 
    
<div id="page-diffs">
                    <table class="diff" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
    
            <tr><td class="diff-snipped" >...<br></td></tr>
            <tr><td class="diff-unchanged" > <br> <br></td></tr>
            <tr><td class="diff-changed-lines" ><span class="diff-deleted-words"style="color:#999;background-color:#fdd;text-decoration:line-through;">*May</span>
<span class="diff-added-words"style="background-color: #dfd;">*July</span> 15,
2013 - Apache CXF 2.7.6/2.6.9/2.5.11 released\!* <br></td></tr>
            <tr><td class="diff-unchanged" > <br>The Apache CXF team is
proud to announce the availability of the latest patch releases.  Over 75 JIRA issues were
fixed for 2.7.6 which many of those fixes back ported to 2.6.9 and 2.5.11. <br></td></tr>
            <tr><td class="diff-snipped" >...<br></td></tr>
    
            </table>
    </div>                            <h4>Full Content</h4>
                    <div class="notificationGreySide">
        <h1><a name="Index-ApacheCXF%3AAnOpenSourceServicesFramework"></a>Apache
CXF: An Open-Source Services Framework</h1>

<h2><a name="Index-Overview"></a>Overview</h2>

<p>Apache CXF is an open source services framework. CXF helps you build and develop
services using frontend programming APIs, like JAX-WS and JAX-RS. These services can speak
a variety of protocols such as SOAP, XML/HTTP, RESTful HTTP, or CORBA and work over a variety
of transports such as HTTP, JMS or JBI.</p>


<h2><a name="Index-News"></a>News</h2>


<p><b>July 15, 2013 - Apache CXF 2.7.6/2.6.9/2.5.11 released&#33;</b></p>

<p>The Apache CXF team is proud to announce the availability of the latest patch releases.
 Over 75 JIRA issues were fixed for 2.7.6 which many of those fixes back ported to 2.6.9 and
2.5.11.</p>

<p>This is mostly a patch release to fix problems and issues that users have encountered.
 </p>

<div class='panelMacro'><table class='noteMacro'><colgroup><col width='24'><col></colgroup><tr><td
valign='top'><img src="/confluence/images/icons/emoticons/warning.gif" width="16" height="16"
align="absmiddle" alt="" border="0"></td><td>This release requires the Woodstox
4.2.0 StAX Parser to be available on the classpath.</td></tr></table></div>

<div class='panelMacro'><table class='noteMacro'><colgroup><col width='24'><col></colgroup><tr><td
valign='top'><img src="/confluence/images/icons/emoticons/warning.gif" width="16" height="16"
align="absmiddle" alt="" border="0"></td><td>2.5.11 is the last scheduled release
for the 2.5.x branch.  Users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to 2.7.x as soon as possible.</td></tr></table></div>


<p>Downloads are available <a href="/confluence/display/CXF/Download" title="Download">here</a>.</p>




<p><b>Jul 02, 2013 - Apache CXF Distributed OSGi (DOSGi) 1.5.0 released&#33;</b></p>

<p>This release of DOSGi ccontains a lot of bug fixes. As the most visual change the
single bundle distro has been removed as it required a lot of additional effort for testing
and release management.</p>

<p>Downloads are available at the&nbsp; <a href="/confluence/display/CXF/DOSGi+Releases"
title="DOSGi Releases">DOSGi Releases</a> page.</p>


<h2><a name="Index-Features"></a>Features</h2>

<p>CXF includes a broad feature set, but it is primarily focused on the following areas:</p>
<ul>
	<li><b>Web Services Standards Support:</b> CXF supports a variety of web
service standards including SOAP, the WS-I Basic Profile, WSDL, WS-Addressing, WS-Policy,
WS-ReliableMessaging, WS-Security, WS-SecurityPolicy,  WS-SecureConverstation, and WS-Trust
(partial).</li>
	<li><b>Frontends:</b> CXF supports a variety of "frontend" programming
models.</li>
</ul>


<p>CXF implements the JAX-WS APIs. CXF JAX-WS support includes some extensions to the
standard that make it significantly easier to use, compared to the reference implementation:
It will automatically generate code for request and response bean classes, and does not require
a WSDL for simple cases.</p>

<p>It also includes a "simple frontend" which allows creation of clients and endpoints
without annotations. CXF supports both contract first development with WSDL and code first
development starting from Java.</p>

<p>For REST, CXF also supports a JAX-RS frontend.</p>
<ul>
	<li><b>Ease of use:</b> CXF is designed to be intuitive and easy to use.
There are simple APIs to quickly build code-first services, Maven plug-ins to make tooling
integration easy, JAX-WS API support, Spring 2.x XML support to make configuration a snap,
and much more.</li>
	<li><b>Binary and Legacy Protocol Support:</b> CXF has been designed to
provide a pluggable architecture that supports not only XML but also non-XML type bindings,
such as JSON and CORBA, in combination with any type of transport.</li>
</ul>


<p>To get started using CXF, check out the <a href="/confluence/display/CXF/Download"
title="Download">downloads</a>, the <a href="http://cxf.apache.org/docs/index.html"
class="external-link" rel="nofollow">user's guide</a>, or the <a href="/confluence/display/CXF/Mailing+Lists"
title="Mailing Lists">mailing lists</a> to get more information&#33;</p>

<table class="sectionMacro" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr></tr></tbody></table>


<h2><a name="Index-Goals"></a>Goals</h2>

<h3><a name="Index-General"></a>General</h3>

<ul>
	<li>High Performance</li>
	<li>Extensible</li>
	<li>Intuitive &amp; Easy to Use</li>
</ul>


<h3><a name="Index-SupportforStandards"></a>Support for Standards</h3>

<h5><a name="Index-JSRSupport"></a>JSR Support</h5>

<ul>
	<li>JAX-WS - Java API for XML-Based Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.0 - <a href="http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=224"
class="external-link" rel="nofollow">JSR-224</a></li>
	<li>Web Services Metadata for the Java Platform - <a href="http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=181"
class="external-link" rel="nofollow">JSR-181</a></li>
	<li>JAX-RS - The Java API for RESTful Web Services - <a href="http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=311"
class="external-link" rel="nofollow">JSR-311</a></li>
	<li>SAAJ - SOAP with Attachments API for Java (SAAJ) - <a href="http://jcp.org/aboutJava/communityprocess/mrel/jsr067/index3.html"
class="external-link" rel="nofollow">JSR-67</a></li>
</ul>


<h5><a name="Index-WS%5CandrelatedSpecificationsSupport"></a>WS-&#42;
and related Specifications Support</h5>

<ul>
	<li>Basic support: WS-I Basic Profile 1.1</li>
	<li>Quality of Service:  WS-Reliable Messaging</li>
	<li>Metadata: WS-Policy, WSDL 1.1 - Web Service Definition Language</li>
	<li>Communication Security: WS-Security, WS-SecurityPolicy, WS-SecureConversation,
WS-Trust (partial support)</li>
	<li>Messaging Support: WS-Addressing, SOAP 1.1, SOAP 1.2, Message Transmission Optimization
Mechanism (MTOM)</li>
</ul>


<h3><a name="Index-MultipleTransports%2CProtocolBindings%2CDataBindings%2CandFormats"></a>Multiple
Transports, Protocol Bindings, Data Bindings, and Formats</h3>

<ul>
	<li>Transports: HTTP, Servlet, JMS, In-VM and many others via the <a href="http://camel.apache.org/camel-transport-for-cxf.html"
class="external-link" rel="nofollow">Camel transport for CXF</a> such as SMTP/POP3,
TCP and Jabber</li>
	<li>Protocol Bindings: SOAP, REST/HTTP, pure XML</li>
	<li>Data bindings: JAXB 2.x, Aegis, Apache XMLBeans, Service Data Objects (SDO), JiBX</li>
	<li>Formats: XML Textual, JSON, FastInfoset</li>
	<li>Extensibility API allows additional bindings for CXF, enabling additional message
format support such as CORBA/IIOP</li>
</ul>


<h3><a name="Index-FlexibleDeployment"></a>Flexible Deployment</h3>

<ul>
	<li>Lightweight containers: deploy services in Jetty, Tomcat or Spring-based containers</li>
	<li>JBI integration: deploy as a service engine in a JBI container such as ServiceMix,
OpenESB or Petals</li>
	<li>Java EE integration: deploy services in Java EE application servers such as Apache
Geronimo, JOnAS, Redhat JBoss, OC4J, Oracle WebLogic, and IBM WebSphere</li>
	<li>Standalone Java client/server</li>
</ul>


<h3><a name="Index-SupportforMultipleProgrammingLanguages"></a>Support for
Multiple Programming Languages</h3>

<ul>
	<li>Full support for JAX-WS 2.x client/server programming model</li>
	<li>JAX-WS 2.x synchronous, asynchronous and one-way API's</li>
	<li>JAX-WS 2.x Dynamic Invocation Interface (DII) API</li>
	<li>JAX-RS for RESTful clients</li>
	<li>Support for wrapped and non-wrapped styles</li>
	<li>XML messaging API</li>
	<li>Support for JavaScript and ECMAScript 4 XML (E4X) - both client and server</li>
	<li>Support for CORBA</li>
	<li>Support for JBI with ServiceMix</li>
</ul>


<h3><a name="Index-Tooling"></a>Tooling</h3>

<ul>
	<li>Generating Code: WSDL to Java, WSDL to JavaScript, Java to JavaScript</li>
	<li>Generating WSDL: Java to WSDL, XSD to WSDL, IDL to WSDL, WSDL to XML</li>
	<li>Adding Endpoints: WSDL to SOAP, WSDL to CORBA, WSDL to service</li>
	<li>Generating Support Files: WSDL to IDL</li>
	<li>Validating Files: WSDL Validation</li>
</ul>


<h2><a name="Index-GettingInvolved"></a>Getting Involved</h2>

<p>Apache CXF is currently under heavy development. To get involved you can <a href="/confluence/display/CXF/Mailing+Lists"
title="Mailing Lists">subscribe to the mailing lists</a>. You can also grab the code
from the <a href="/confluence/display/CXF/Source+Repository" title="Source Repository">Source
Repository</a>.   You also need to read about <a href="/confluence/display/CXF/Building"
title="Building">Building</a> CXF.   For Eclipse users, you should read about <a
href="/confluence/display/CXF/Setting+up+Eclipse" title="Setting up Eclipse">Setting up
Eclipse</a>.</p>
    </div>
        <div id="commentsSection" class="wiki-content pageSection">
        <div style="float: right;" class="grey">
                        <a href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/users/removespacenotification.action?spaceKey=CXF">Stop
watching space</a>
            <span style="padding: 0px 5px;">|</span>
                <a href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/users/editmyemailsettings.action">Change
email notification preferences</a>
</div>
        <a href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CXF/Index">View Online</a>
        |
        <a href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/diffpagesbyversion.action?pageId=13588&revisedVersion=94&originalVersion=93">View
Changes</a>
                |
        <a href="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CXF/Index?showComments=true&amp;showCommentArea=true#addcomment">Add
Comment</a>
            </div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Mime
View raw message