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October 16, 2016

CXF - SOAP Web Service Consumer & Provider WSDL Example


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Apache CXF is an open source services framework that helps build and develop services using frontend programming APIs, like JAX-WS. In this tutorial we will take a look at how we can integrate CXF with Spring Boot in order to build and run a Hello World SOAP service. Throughout the example, we will be creating a contract first client and endpoint using a WSDL, CXF, Spring Boot and Maven.

October 12, 2016

Spring WS - SOAP Web Service Consumer & Provider WSDL Example


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Spring Web Services (Spring-WS) is a product of the Spring community focused on creating document-driven Web services. Spring-WS facilitates contract-first SOAP service development, allowing for a number of ways to manipulate XML payloads. The following step by step tutorial illustrates a basic example in which we will configure, build and run a Hello World contract first client and endpoint using a WSDL, Spring-WS, Spring Boot and Maven.

October 4, 2016

Spring Kafka - Embedded Server Unit Test


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The Spring Kafka project comes with a spring-kafka-test JAR that contains a number of useful utilities to assist you with your application testing. These include: an embedded Kafka server, some static methods to setup consumers/producers and some utility methods to fetch results.

Let's demonstrate how you can use these utilities with some runnable code. We will reuse the Spring Kafka Hello World project from a previous post in which we created a consumer and producer using Spring Kafka, Spring Boot and Maven.