How to create and consume SOAP web service using SoapServer and SoapClient in PHP

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to create SOAP web service using SoapServer and how to consume web service using SoapClient in PHP. I am going to create a WSDL or web service definition language file for defining the contract between the server and client. SoapServer is used to create server side implementation of the SOAP service, whereas SoapClient is to used to consume the SOAP service.

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3 ways to consume SOAP web service in PHP

Here I am going to show you how to consume SOAP web service in PHP in 3 ways. To consume SOAP webservice you must have a SOAP web service deployed onto a server. Here I am going to consume or call the SOAP service which is ready made available on the internet. I am calling the CelsiusToFahrenheit which converts temperature from celsius to fahrenheit. You may also create your own service and write a SOAP client to consume the service. The method of consumption is similar to what I am…

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PHP SOAP Web Service Configuration

Here I am going to tell you how to configure PHP SOAP web service. Obviously you can imagine why I am going to show you PHP SOAP configuration. This is required when you are going to create or consume the SOAP web service from your PHP programs. SOAP is an acronym that stands for Simple Object Access Protocol. It is XML based messaging protocol that defines the semantic of the communication structure between two applications. It is both platform and language independent. It supports various protocols while communicating to different…

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How to consume JAX WS SOAP Web Service that requires authentication using Python

Introduction In this tutorial we will see how to consume or call JAX WS based SOAP web service that requires authentication. We will use Python program to consume the SOAP service. In my other example I had shown how to call SOAP webservice using Python but that service did not require any authentication. We are going to use my existing JAX WS based SOAP service which I previously created using Java programming language. As the web service is language agnostic so we can build or consume the service using different…

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How to consume SOAP web service using Python

Introduction In this example we will see how to consume SOAP web service using Python. In this example mainly I will show you how to call POST request with XML or JSON as a request in the body. We will use here Python package xml.dom.minidom to create the XML request in the body. We will create HTTPS connection over the SOAP webservice. We are not going to build any SOAP service in this example, rather we will use existing SOAP service from w3schools where there is already ready made SOAP…

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JAX-WS SOAP Webservice Authentication Example using Spring Boot

Introduction Here we will create an example on JAX-WS SOAP Webservice authentication using Spring Boot framework. User needs to pass username and password in the header to authenticate a user before he or she can access the JAX-WS SOAP Webservice. We will apply two approaches to publish our endpoint using Apache CXF Spring Boot starter or JAX-WS Spring API. We have seen the similar authentication example without using Spring framework. We will use gradle tool to build our application.

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How to do a SOAP Web Service call from Java class

Introduction This example will show you how to do a SOAP web service call from Java class. Normally you would use the web service library for invoking the SOAP service but in some cases this could be useful and quick. For example, you may have problems generating a client proxy with a web service library or if you only need some small specific parts of the response. It is just a SOAP call over HTTP or HTTPS protocol from a plain piece of Java code without using any Java library.…

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Generating stubs from multiple WSDL files using Maven or Gradle

Introduction In this post we will see an example on generating stubs from multiple QSDL files using Maven or Gradle plugin. Let’s say, you are given a WSDL file and you want to generate Java class from it, then you need to do some configurations in your maven or gradle project to automate the activities. You can also generate using command from command line but using maven or gradle configurations it will be easier to manage.

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Spring SOAP WebService Consumers using Gradle

Introduction This tutorial will show you an example on Spring SOAP WebService Consumers using Gradle. In other words, how we can consume SOAP based web service using Spring and Gradle. We will use Apache CXF to consume the SOAP web service. This example shows only Spring SOAP web service consumers using Gradle to consume the already deployed or published service. Prerequisites Eclipse Neon, Java 1.8, Apache CXF 3.1.10 Spring SOAP WebService Producers using Gradle

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