What Is WSDL 2.0?
This section describes what is a WSDL 2.0 - Version 2.0 of WSDL (Web Services Definition Language is a language that can be used to define Web services as WSDL documents.
What is WSDL (Web Services Definition Language)?
WSDL is a language that can be used to define Web services.
WSDL was developed by W3C. 2 major versions have been released so far.
- WSDL 1.1 - Released on 15 March 2001. Specification of WSDL 1.1 is available at
- WSDL 2.0 - Released on 26 June 2007. Specification of WSDL 2.0 is available at
At a high level, WSDL is a language that allows you to write WSDL documents,
- A WSDL document can be defined as a set of Web services.
- A Web service can be defined as an interface and a set of end points.
- An end point can be defined as an address and a binding.
- An address can be defined to tell where the service is provided.
- A binding can be defined to tell how messages should be formatted and transmitted.
- An interface can be defined as a set of operations.
- An operation can be defined as a sequence of input and output messages.
Here is a diagram that illustrates how WSDL can be used to define Web services in a WSDL document:
Last update: 2009.
Table of Contents
About This Book
►Introduction to WSDL 2.0
►What Is WSDL 2.0?
A Sample WSDL 2.0 Document
WSDL 2.0 Core, Adjuncts and Extensions
WSDL 2.0 Document Structure and Syntax
WSDL Version 2.0 Part 2: Adjuncts
WSDL 2.0 Document Examples with SOAP Binding
WSDL 20 Programming APIs and Testing Tools
Introduction to WSDL 1.1
WSDL 1.1 Document Structure and Syntax
WSDL 1.1 Binding Extension for SOAP 1.1
soapUI 3.0.1 - Web Service Testing Tool
WSDL 1.1 and SOAP 1.1 Examples - Document and RPC Styles
PHP SOAP Extension in PHP 5.3.1
Using WSDL in Perl with SOAP::Lite 0.710
Using WSDL Document in Java with Axis2 1.4.1
Using WSDL2Java to Generate Web Service Stub Classes
WSDL 1.1 Binding Extension for SOAP 1.2
WSDL 1.1 and SOAP 1.2 Examples - Document and RPC Styles
SOAP 1.2 Binding - PHP, Java and Perl Clients
WSDL Related Terminologies
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