Developing Web Services for Web Applications: A Guided Tour for Rational Application Developer and WebSphere Application Server

Developing Web Services for Web Applications: A Guided Tour for Rational Application Developer and WebSphere Application Server

by Colette Burrus, Stephanie Parkin
     
 

This book shows you how easy it is to create and use Web Services with IBM® Rational Application Developer or Web Developer, and WebSphere Application Server.

Intended for novice to intermediate Java programmers, Developing Web Services for Web Applications teaches users how to create Web Services, deploy Web Services to a server, and create client

Overview


This book shows you how easy it is to create and use Web Services with IBM® Rational Application Developer or Web Developer, and WebSphere Application Server.

Intended for novice to intermediate Java programmers, Developing Web Services for Web Applications teaches users how to create Web Services, deploy Web Services to a server, and create client applications that use Web Services. Each chapter of the book teaches a key Web Service concept and takes you on a detailed, guided tour for creating or using a particular Web Service. Even if you’re completely new to Web Services, by the time you finish the lessons in this book, you’ll have all the skills needed to create useful Java programs with Web Services.

Using the “guided tour” approach, the book comes with practical step-by-step instructions and numerous screen captures, making it easy to follow along. While most books teach how to use either a development tool or a particular technology, Developing Web Services for Web Applications combines learning about Web Services with using Rational Developer tools. Each chapter develops a complete Web Service and/or application, with sample code and solution files provided on the accompanying CD-ROM. Also included in each chapter are additional exercises to help reinforce the concepts covered in that chapter.

By the end of the tour, you’ll be able to use Rational Developer tools to build your own Web Services, and you’ll understand why Web Services are gaining popularity as a way to provide services across the Internet.

Developing Web Services for Web Applications:
• Is perfect for all skill levels, from those taking their first steps to those looking to explore more advanced topics
• Teaches you Web Services concepts and terminology as you learn how to use the Rational Developer tools
• Shows you how to create, deploy, publish, and use Web Services
• Explores troubleshooting, using relational databases, using JavaServer Faces Web applications, adding security features, and much more

Contents:
Introduction
Chapter 1: Creating your first Web service and Web application
Chapter 2: Deploying and publishing your Web service
Chapter 3: Discovering Web services
Chapter 4: Handling Web service errors
Chapter 5: Using databases, part 1
Chapter 6: Using databases, part 2
Chapter 7: Using Web services with JavaServer Faces, part 1
Chapter 8: Using Web services with JavaServer Faces, part 2
Chapter 9: Securing Web services, part 1
Chapter 10: Securing Web services, part 2
Appendix A: Installing WebSphere Express
Index

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931182218
Publisher:
Mc Press
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Series:
IBM Illustrated Guide Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author


Colette Burrus was a project manager for the IBM alphaBeans project working with the Beans Around the World team. She is the coauthor of Building Applications with IBM WebSphere Studio and JavaBeans and VisualAge for Java for Non-Programmers. She lives in Apex, North Carolina. Stephanie Parkin is content manager for IBM's VisualAge Developer Domain (VADD) and WebSphere Developer Domain web sites. She has created documentation for various programming languages, including VisualAge for Basic. She is the former editor in chief of WebSphere Developer Technical Journal and the author of two tutorial series on the VADD web site: Designing Beans for Visual Programming and Visual Programming with VAJ. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

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