Apache Axis2 is a complete re-design and re-write of the widely used Apache Axis engine and is a more efficient, scalable, modular and XML-oriented Web services framework. It is carefully designed to extend its functionality to features such as security and reliability.
This release inlcudes major improvements in
- Support for POJO services and clients
- Support for Spring services
- Axis Data Binding (ADB) to increase schema coverage and overall stability
- Service lifecycle model
- JMS support
- Handler and module interfaces
- Eclipse and Idea plugins
New Attachments API for sending & receiving MTOM and SwA attachments, Built in support for WS-Policy via Apache Neethi and added support for unwrapping Web service requests are also included in version 1.1
Unwrapping of response messages, JSR 181/183 Annotation support, JaxMe and JAXBRI data binding support are expected in future releases.
Download the latest version here .