[ajug-members] Web Services Framework of Choice
burrsutter at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 15:02:53 EST 2007
>From my perspective it has become a two horse race. Apache CXF (XFire +
IONA's engineers working on Celtix) and Metro (the Sun RI for JAX-WS).
Ideally the Java world would get down to one defacto standard web services
stack because the biggest issue is related to interoperability. Metro is
the best for .NET interop at this time but CXF has a broader open source
On 11/15/07, Les Hazlewood <les at hazlewood.com> wrote:
> I concur. You'll probably want to stay away from Axis (both versions).
> The original XFire is good, and although I haven't used Enunciate, it looks
> really clean and simple. But since Spring is definitely my core framework
> of choice, and CXF uses Spring under the hood, and CXF is like
> next-generation XFire with more features and maybe more development support
> behind it, I'd go with CXF if starting a new project.
> On 11/15/07, Carl Hall <carl.hall at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've used Axis 1, Axis 2 and XFire in the past; each with varying
> > levels of success but I have most often and most recently chosen XFire
> > (moving to CXF) because of its ease of use, how it gets out of the way
> > (unlike Axis 2) and performance (over Axis 1). I think each has an
> > Eclipse plugin that can help you get going with consuming or
> > publishing a web server.
> > On Nov 15, 2007 9:00 AM, Scott Mitchell < scott at the-mitchells.org>
> > wrote:
> > > So, if you were starting from scratch on a web services project what
> > > framework/approach would you take these days? I can tell you that in
> > our
> > > situation we have a Spring managed middle tier in case that colors the
> > > conversation at all. We obviously have to support SOAP, but REST is of
> > > interest as well.
> > >
> > > XFire (now CXF?) looks interesting. Enunciate
> > > (http://enunciate.codehaus.org/ ) also looks interesting, but I don't
> > know if
> > > it really has legs.
> > >
> > > Any thoughts/experiences would be very welcome.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Scott
> > >
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