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Apache OFBiz Cookbook by Ruth Hoffman

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Generating a WSDL document

Web Service Descriptor Language (WSDL) is an XML-based grammar used to define the interface provided by a web service. Web service providers publish—on the Web—one or more WSDL(s) describing how an interested service consumer may connect and consume a Service.

The work of creating SOAP web service's WSDLs by hand can be tedious and error-prone. Fortunately, OFBiz makes the job of publishing WSDLs easy by automatically creating them from a Service's definition.

Getting ready

For this section, we shall assume that an OFBiz Service already exists. In fact, we shall use as an illustration the testSvc Service that comes with OFBiz out-of-the-box.

How to do it...

To publish a SOAP WSDL for this Service, or any other OFBiz Service, ...

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