Java Web Services Development Pack

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The Java Web Services Development Pack (JWSDP) is a free software development kit (SDK) for developing Web Services, Web applications and Java applications with the newest technologies for Java.

Oracle replaced JWSDP with GlassFish.[1] All components of JWSDP are part of GlassFish and WSIT and several are in Java SE 6 ("Mustang"). The source is available under the Open Source Initiative-approved CDDL license.

Java APIs[edit]

These are the components and APIs available in the JWSDP 1.6:

Starting with JWSDP 1.6, the JAX-RPC and JAX-WS implementations support the Fast Infoset standard for the binary encoding of the XML infoset. Earlier versions of JWSDP also included

Related technologies[edit]

There are many other Java implementations of Web Services or XML processors. Some of them support the Java standards, some support other standards or non-standard features. Related technologies include:

  • Apache Axis - web services framework
  • XINS - RPC/web services framework
  • xmlenc - XML output library
  • JBossWS - web services stack from JBoss


  1. ^ "Web Services Downloads: Web Services Previous Releases". ORACLE. Retrieved 2011-05-17. Project GlassFish replaces our previous release vehicle for providing new web services and XML developer tools between releases of the Sun Java System Application Server, the Java Web Services Developer Pack. 

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