Develop and Test
Points To Note
Involved Technology - Web ServicesSOAP-based web service is the technology adopted by API to enable seamless integration with heterogeneous system. API offers a set of operations accessible by a standardized web protocol. It can be consumed by client application developed using Java, PHP.
Security Control of APIsTo authenticate using WS-Security for Web Services, the client program would need to add a SOAP header to the SOAP envelope. This SOAP header would contain the WS-Security information regarding the user and key identity.
Generating stub code from WSDLYou can generate stub code from API web service definition files (".wsdl") in API Specification.
Testing EC-Ship Web Services with SOAP UIBesides, open source product Soap UI (http://www.soapui.org/) provides advanced support for testing API.