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Following is the WSDL file that is provided to demonstrate a simple WSDL program.

Assuming the service provides a single publicly available function, called sayHello. This function expects a single string parameter and returns a single string greeting. For example if you pass the parameter world then service function sayHello returns the greeting, "Hello, world!".

Content of HelloService.wsdl file

<definitions name="HelloService"
   targetNamespace="http://www.examples.com/wsdl/HelloService.wsdl"
   xmlns="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/wsdl/"
   xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/wsdl/soap/"
   xmlns:tns="http://www.examples.com/wsdl/HelloService.wsdl"
   xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
 
   <message name="SayHelloRequest">
      <part name="firstName" type="xsd:string"/>
   </message>
   <message name="SayHelloResponse">
      <part name="greeting" type="xsd:string"/>
   </message>

   <portType name="Hello_PortType">
      <operation name="sayHello">
         <input message="tns:SayHelloRequest"/>
         <output message="tns:SayHelloResponse"/>
      </operation>
   </portType>

   <binding name="Hello_Binding" type="tns:Hello_PortType">
   <soap:binding style="rpc"
      transport="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/http"/>
   <operation name="sayHello">
      <soap:operation soapAction="sayHello"/>
      <input>
         <soap:body
            encodingStyle="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/encoding/"
            namespace="urn:examples:helloservice"
            use="encoded"/>
      </input>
      <output>
         <soap:body
            encodingStyle="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/encoding/"
            namespace="urn:examples:helloservice"
            use="encoded"/>
      </output>
   </operation>
   </binding>

   <service name="Hello_Service">
      <documentation>WSDL File for HelloService</documentation>
      <port binding="tns:Hello_Binding" name="Hello_Port">
         <soap:address
            location="http://www.examples.com/SayHello/">
      </port>
   </service>
</definitions>

Analysis of the Example

  • Definition : HelloService

  • Type : Using built-in data types and they are defined in XMLSchema.

  • Message :

    1. sayHelloRequest : firstName parameter
    2. sayHelloresponse: greeting return value
  • Port Type: sayHello operation that consists of a request and response service.

  • Binding: Direction to use the SOAP HTTP transport protocol.

  • Service: Service available at http://www.examples.com/SayHello/.

  • Port: Associates the binding with the URI http://www.examples.com/SayHello/ where the running service can be accessed.

A detailed description of these elements is given in subsequent sections of the tutorial.


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