Axis2C Complete Features List

  1. AXIOM, an XML object model optimized for SOAP 1.1/1.2 Messages. This has complete XML infoset support.
  2. Support for one-way messaging (In-Only) and request response messaging (In-Out)
  3. Description hierarchy (configuration, service groups, services, operations and messages)
  4. Directory based deployment model
  5. Archive based deployment model
  6. Context hierarchy (corresponding contexts to map to each level of description hierarchy)
  7. Raw XML message receiver
  8. Module architecture, mechanism to extend the SOAP processing model
  9. Module version support
  10. Transports supports: HTTP
    • o Both simple axis server and Apache2 httpd module for server side o Client transport with ability to enable SSL support
  11. Service client and operation client APIs
  12. REST support (HTTP POST case)
  13. WS-Addressing, both the submission (2004/08) and final (2005/08) versions
  14. MTOM/XOP support
  15. Code generation tool for stub and skeleton generation for a given WSDL (based on Java tool)
    • o Axis Data Binding (ADB) support
  16. Security module with usernameToken support
  17. REST support (HTTP GET case) New

  18. Dynamic invocation support (based on XML schema and WSDL implementations) New

Major changes since last release

  1. REST support for HTTP GET case
  2. XML Schema implementation
  3. Woden/C implementation that supports both WSDL 1.1 and WSDL 2.0
  4. Dynamic client invocation (given a WSDL, consume services dynamically)
  5. Numerous improvements to API and API documentation
  6. Many bug fixes, especially, many paths of execution previously untouched were tested along with Sandesha2/C implementation

TODOs remaining for 1.0

  1. Complete API documentation and API improvements
  2. Fix major memory leaks
  3. Test codegen for both ADB and none cases
  4. Put in place a comprehensive functional test framework
  5. WSDL2C

Un-Implemented Architecture Features (TBD in 1.0)

Un-Implemented Architecture Features (TBD post 1.0)