Basically I was looking for something that was web service implementation
agnostic. So SOAP would not be required for instance. 

>Unless you are testing something after you deploy, this works great (unless
it is an RPG based service).
Note that RPG can conform to WSDL and SOAP the same as any other language.
I am working on some tutorials to that end that I hope to publish in the
near future on http://mowyourlawn.com/blog.

>After deployment, I can use the TCPMonitor for Axis since it will intercept
the request and display it. 
I dug into this a little more as my first attempt at TCPMonitor was not
successful. I had it monitor my Tomcat install and it tracked my Tapestry
application throughput just fine. This is a very interesting tool in that it
basically acts like a port redirector/documenter. Thanks for reminding me
about it!  I am guessing these libraries are open to use so this would make
a nice addition to a tool like WSUnitTest!

Aaron Bartell

-----Original Message-----
From: web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Pete Helgren
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 4:15 PM
To: Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries
Subject: Re: [WEB400] Webservice Test Applications

So, perhaps I misunderstood.  What are you looking for?  What I liked about
the Web Services Explorer was the ability to navigate to a WSDL in a project
and then select the methods that were exposed as services and send data to
that service and receive a response.

Unless you are testing something after you deploy, this works great (unless
it is an RPG based service).  After deployment, I can use the TCPMonitor for
Axis since it will intercept the request and display it. 
Since it is a proxy, it may not be limited to AXIS calls, it may intercept
any TCP traffic on a given port and then forward it.  Haven't tried that
though and it certainly wouldn't let you make changes.

I'll take a look at what you have.

Pete Helgren


albartell wrote:

>After looking at the tooling in Eclipse WTP it appears that it is 
>exactly what WDSc already has (for the most part) in respect to the Web 
>Services Explorer.
>
>Bummer.
>
>I will keep looking and let everyone know if I find anything.
>
>Aaron Bartell
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: albartell [mailto:albartell@xxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 12:59 PM
>To: Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries
>Subject: RE: [WEB400] Webservice Test Applications
>
>Cool!  Thanks for the suggestion Pete. I haven't followed that project 
>for quite some time as I use MyEclipse IDE for most of my J2EE development.
>Looks like I should take another peak at what WTP has to offer <doing 
>the update manager now>
>
>In the meantime, if anyone else is in need of a easy to use, "raw" tool 
>to test your web services please check out this little program I wrote 
>(open source). Also, if anybody wants to add features to it that would be
great!
>
>http://mowyourlawn.com/blog/?p=17
>
>Aaron Bartell
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
>On Behalf Of Pete Helgren
>Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 2:09 PM
>To: Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries
>Subject: Re: [WEB400] Webservice Test Applications
>
>Aaron,
>
>I am using the web tools plugin for Eclipse.   
>http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/ .  I also use the TCPMonitor for Axis.  
>But then most of my web services are written in Java because there is 
>no Axis-like services interface for RPG programs (but I am thinking 
>about developing one).
>
>Pete Helgren
>
>
>albartell wrote:
>
>  
>
>>I am wondering what people are using to test their web services.  WDSc 
>>has tooling to do it if a WSDL has been created and you have access to 
>>it, but sometimes a more "raw" approach is needed.  That is why I have 
>>needed to develop something custom (Java thick client), but am hoping 
>>there is something else out there that already has a lot of the 
>>features I am looking for.
>>
>>Here is a screen shot of what I have built:
>>http://mowyourlawn.com/temp/WST.jpg
>>
>>There are a lot more things I want to put in it like the ability to 
>>save "profiles" so you don't have to type everything in time and time
>>    
>>
>again.
>  
>
>>Anyways, what does everybody else use?
>>
>>Aaron Bartell
>>
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
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