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REST and SOAP Web Services Invocation from AEM

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Hi all,

 

Kindly suggest REST and SOAP Web Services Invocation from AEM Sites code.

I am just looking for 4-5 high level steps for each.

SOAP involves creation of stubs and skeletons correct?

 

Highly appreciate all your responses.

 

Thanks,

Rama.

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Hi,

Yes, SOAP will involve stubs & skeleton classes creation irrespective of any integration with AEM.

 

REST:

  • Create an HTTP request with the desired endpoint [Java Servlet in the core folder] and appropriate parameters.
  • Send the request to the server through JS in component clientlibs or any other way.
  • Parse the response from the server.
  • Use the data in the response to update the user interface or perform other actions in the AEM Sites code.

 

SOAP:

  • Create a SOAP message that adheres to the WSDL (Web Services Description Language) of the desired web service.
  • Create stubs and skeletons, which are Java classes that handle the communication with the web service.
  • Use the generated stubs and skeletons in your AEM Sites code to send the SOAP message and receive the response.
  • Parse the response and use the data in your code, similar to how you would with a REST service.

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Hi,

Yes, SOAP will involve stubs & skeleton classes creation irrespective of any integration with AEM.

 

REST:

  • Create an HTTP request with the desired endpoint [Java Servlet in the core folder] and appropriate parameters.
  • Send the request to the server through JS in component clientlibs or any other way.
  • Parse the response from the server.
  • Use the data in the response to update the user interface or perform other actions in the AEM Sites code.

 

SOAP:

  • Create a SOAP message that adheres to the WSDL (Web Services Description Language) of the desired web service.
  • Create stubs and skeletons, which are Java classes that handle the communication with the web service.
  • Use the generated stubs and skeletons in your AEM Sites code to send the SOAP message and receive the response.
  • Parse the response and use the data in your code, similar to how you would with a REST service.