WSO2 Offers New Web Services Framework
The company's new offering integrates the Apache Java engine into the Spring Framework.WSO2 is releasing the WSO2 Web Services Framework for Spring 1.0, also known as WSO2 WSF/Spring 1.0. The WSO2 WSF/Spring open-source framework integrates the Apache Axis2 Java Web services engine into the Spring Framework. The Spring Framework is a lightweight Java development framework for building enterprise applications. WSO2's new offering, announced March 31, enables Spring users to control Axis2 from within the Spring configuration model. The technology provides developers with a Web services engine-with the security and reliable messaging required for an SOA (service-oriented architecture)-that fits into their Spring Framework environment and allows them to use any of their favorite Spring user interfaces.
Other key features of WSO2 WSF/Spring 1.0 include support for the WS-* stack, including WS-Addressing, WS-Policy WS-Security, WS-SecurityPolicy, WS-ReliableMessaging, WS-Eventing, and SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism. The product also features Inversion of Control container support, automated WSDL (Web Services Description Language) generation, querying service support, and method exclusion in Spring beans.