10.4. Implementing J2EE 1.4 Web Services
To expose the InventoryFacadeBean's findAvailableCars( ) method as a J2EE 1.4-compliant Web Service, we need to do the following:
As you'll see in the upcoming sections, the extra interface and descriptors required to deploy a Web Service are tedious and would be almost impossible to develop by hand. But don't lose heartwe can automate Web Service deployment with a combination of Ant, XDoclet, and JWSDP. However, before we show our new deployment process, it's important to know what we're automatinglet's start with the Service Endpoint Interface.