WSDL 2.0 Core, Adjuncts and Extensions

This section describes WSDL 2.0 core, adjuncts, and extensions: message exchange patterns, operation safety and styles extensions, SOAP and HTTP extensions.

The original WSDL 2.0 language specification (published in 2007 at was divided into 2 parts: Core and Adjuncts:

Core, represented by URI: - Defines the core language which can be used to describe Web services based on an abstract model of what the service offers.

SOAP Adjuncts, - Defines extension language for these areas:

Later, another extension was added: "WSDL 2.0 SOAP 1.1 Binding" (published at

WSDL SOAP 1.1 Binding - Defines binding language to bind a Web service from an abstract model to a concrete model using SOAP 1.1.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

Introduction to WSDL 2.0

 What Is WSDL 2.0

 A Sample WSDL 2.0 Document

WSDL 2.0 Core, Adjuncts and Extensions

 List of APIs and Tools for WSDL 1.1 and 2.0

 WSDL 2.0 Document Structure and Syntax

 WSDL Version 2.0 Part 2: Adjuncts

 WSDL 2.0 Document Examples with SOAP Binding

 Using WSDL Document in Java Apache Axis2/Java for WSDL

 Apache Woden for WSDL Documents in Java

 SoapUI - Web Service Testing Tool

 PHP SOAP Extension for WSDL

 Perl SOAP::Lite for WSDL

 Introduction to WSDL 1.1

 WSDL 1.1 Document Structure and Syntax

 WSDL 1.1 Binding Extension for SOAP 1.1

 SoapUI as WSDL 1.1 Testing Tool

 WSDL 1.1 and SOAP 1.1 Examples - Document and RPC Styles

 PHP SOAP Extension for WSDL 1.1

 Perl SOAP::Lite for WSDL 1.1

 Apache Axis2/Java for WSDL 1.1

 Using WSDL2Java to Generate Web Service Stub Classes

 WSDL 1.1 Binding Extension for SOAP 1.2

 WSDL 1.1 and SOAP 1.2 Examples - Document and RPC Styles

 SOAP 1.2 Binding - PHP, Java and Perl Clients

 Python SOAP Client: Zeep

 WSDL Related Terminologies

 Archived Tutorials


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