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Can I dance with you?

I don't know how to Tango, but I still want to dance with you.

I just came across Harold's blog entry about Sun's project Tango and Arun's "It takes 2 to tango" post. As they put it, the focus is to have interop working between Sun and Microsoft. What about the other platforms? Hopefully, we will get back to the 'true interop' model and the n*m spirit of SOAPBuilder. It will benefit all users of Web services, and make investment in the technologie worthwile.

From the outcome of the plugfest event, you get the guaranty that you will be able to call Microsoft endpoints from your platform and that you can host Microsoft-friendly services, that customer's of the .NET platform can consume.

The missing piece: any level of confidence that your customers will be able to consume your own flavor of WSDL, if you are not using the Microsoft style and formats - see my post on Office 2003 for such example, were the WSDL is following the WS-I profile bu…

Where is my code ?

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Just find a new 'feature' in JDeveloper 10gR3 that was surprising at first. When you use the "Create Web Service Proxy" wizard, there is only one icon in the Application Navigator. Trying to locate the java classes by opening the packages structure won't work.

Here are two options:
Switch to the System Navigator.

Open the Structure pane and select the proxy node - the 'Round4XSDTestProxy' node in the Application Navigator. The content of the structure pane will list all the classes, including the Client class that contains the main method for your quick tests.

Happy coding,
-Ecco