In this chapter:
Working with SOAP and web services is rather complex; for instance, you usually have to run a servlet engine in which you deploy your web services. In this chapter you’ll learn how easy it is to use Mule and ServiceMix to connect to and host web services. We first show you how to connect to existing web services and how to create your own web services. Then we explain how to use two of the most important web services specifications in Mule and ServiceMix: WS-Security and WS-Addressing.
When creating web services you have three approaches: