What Is SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java)?

This section describes what is SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java) - a standard Java API that supports SOAP 1.2 and SOAP Attachments Feature.

What is SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java)? SAAJ is a standard Java API to produce and consume messages conforming SOAP specifications.

SAAJ specification was developed following the Java™ Community Process (JCP2.1). Comments from experts, participants, and the broader developer community were reviewed and incorporated into this specification.

SAAJ Specification version 1.1 was a maintenance release of the Java™ API for XML Messaging (JAXM) 1.0 specification. JAXM 1.0 was the final deliverable of JSR067 Expert Group (EG).

SAAJ Specification version 1.2 incorporated changes of JSR067 accepted on 15 April 2002 and 23 April 2003.

SAAJ Specification version 1.3 incorporated changes of JSR067 accepted on 17 Oct, 2005.

SAAJ Specification is represented as interfaces and classes defined in the Java package: javax.xml.soap.*.

The latest specification version, SAAJ 1.3, supports the SOAP 1.1, and SOAP 1.2 specification and the SOAP Attachments Feature.

The latest Reference Implementation release, SAAJ 1.3.4, requires Sun's JDK/JRE 1.5 or later.

For more information on SAAJ, visit https://saaj.dev.java.net/.

Last update: 2009.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Web Service

 Introduction to SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol)

 SOAP Message Structure

 SOAP Message Transmission and Processing

 SOAP Data Model

 SOAP Encoding

 SOAP RPC Presentation

 SOAP Properties Model

 SOAP Message Exchange Patterns

 SOAP HTTP Binding

 SOAP Perl Implementations

 SOAP PHP Implementations

SOAP Java Implementations

What Is SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java)?

 SOAP Java Implementations: Axis and Apache WebService

 Axis Installation Requirements on Windows

 Installing Axis 1.2.1 on Windows

 Installing JAF 1.0.2

 Perl SOAP::Lite - SOAP Server-Client Communication Module

 Perl Socket Test Program for HTTP and SOAP

 Perl SOAP::Lite for GetSpeech SOAP 1.1 Web Service

 Perl SOAP::Lite 0.710 for SOAP 1.2 Web Services

 Perl SOAP::Lite 0.710 for WSDL

 PHP SOAP Extension Client Programs

 PHP SOAP Extension Server Programs

 Java Socket and HttpURLConnection for SOAP

 SAAJ - SOAP with Attachments API for Java

 SoapUI - SOAP Web Service Testing Tool

 WS-Security - SOAP Message Security Extension

 WS-Security X.509 Certificate Token

 Web Services and SOAP Terminology

 References

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