SOAP web service example in java using eclipse

In this post,we will see SOAP web service example.

Web service Tutorial Content:

In this post,we will create hello world SOAP web service example in eclipse. Eclipse provides good API for creating web services.Eclipse will do all work for you-creating WSDL, stub, endpoints etc.
Steps for creating web services in eclipse:

1.Create new dynamic web project and name it SimpleSOAPExample.

Create dynamic web project in eclipse

2.Create new package named org.arpit.javapostsforlearning.webservices

3.Create a simple java class named
4.Right click on project->new->web service
 5.Click on next.
Create SOAP web services
In service implementation text box,write fully qualified class name of above created class( and move both above slider to maximum level (i.e. Test service and Test Client level) and click on finish.You are done!!A new project named SimpleSOAPExampleClient will be created in your work space.
SOAP web services project structure
Start tomcat server
Click on start server.
7.After clicking start server, eclipse will open test web service API. With this test API,you can test your web service.
Test web service
You are done!!.But to understand more about web services,you need to explore more.You can explore above created SimpleSOAPExampleClient and learn more about web services.

Source code :

click to begin
6.2 MB .zip
In next post,you will see JAXWS web service example.


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  1. Although its good to know how it works through GUI but code handling is necessary for developers to know that actually how webservice works!

  2. I am using Spring tool suite as my IDE and i got following error when creating a web service .As i am a beginner plz reply me
    error:The Tomcat v5.0 Server server does not support the service project simpleSoapExample.

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