JAX-WS RI Architecture Document.
JAX-WS RI Major Modules and Libraries
Legend: blue: external library, pink: module, white: external tool, yellow: external products
The JAX-WS RI consists of the following major modules.
runtime module is available at application runtime and provide the actual
core Web Services framework.
Tools for converting WSDLs and Java source/class files to Web Services.
- A Java SE tool and framework for processing annotations.
processing Java source files with javax.jws.* annotations and making them web services.
A part of JAX-WS that defines the contract between the JAX-WS RI runtime and
A part of JAX-WS that defines the contract between the JAX-WS RI tools and
The schema compiler.
A part of the JAXB runtime that defines the contract between the JAXB RI and
the JAX-WS RI.
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MetaArchitectureDocument for how to contribute to this document. Althought this document refers to
JAXB, JAX-WS is using the same mechanism.