What Are Web Services? The name itself describes a lot, ‘Web + Service‘, which means the service which are available on the web. To go back a little into the past, there was a time the IT industry was finding a way to communicate with each other, when the leaders in the IT industry such
Web Services Archive
SOAP is a Simple Object Access Protocol, which decides the format in which the data is to be sent and received across different systems. Communication between the web service and client happens using XML messages. SOAP defines the rules for communication like what tags should be used in the XML and the special meanings they denote.
We already understand what a Web Service is, and we have already been through a nice introduction to SOAP web services. In this article, we will understand another type of web service, which is RESTful Web Service, where REST stands for Representational State Transfer.
1. Introduction We have learnt about the RESTful web service in our previous article. Hope we all have been through that article. If not, I would recommend a quick read by clicking here. In this article, we will create very basic and simple RESTful web service application with Spring MVC. We will primarily concentrate on the RestController in this article, while
1. Introduction We might have been across some of the several ways by which we can handle exceptions in a RESTful web service application in Spring. In this article, we will try to explore the best approach we can take to achieve efficient exception handling. 2. Problem Statement Let’s create a simple application that will identify
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