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From Samisa Abeysinghe <sam...@apache.org>
Subject [Axis2][ANN] Apache Axis2/C 0.93 Released
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2006 23:47:20 GMT
We are pleased to announce the release of Apache Axis2/C version 0.93.
You can download this release from

Key Features

  1. AXIOM, an XML object model optimized for SOAP 1.1/1.2 Messages. 
This has complete XML infoset support.
  2. Support for one-way messaging (In-Only) and request response 
messaging (In-Out)
  3. Description hierarchy (configuration, service groups, services, 
operations and messages)
  4. Directory based deployment model
  5. Archive based deployment model
  6. Context hierarchy (corresponding contexts to map to each level of 
description hierarchy)
  7. Raw XML message receiver
  8. Module architecture, mechanism to extend the SOAP processing model
  9. Module version support
 10. Transports supports: HTTP
       o Both simple axis server and Apache2 httpd module for server side
       o Client transport with ability to enable SSL support
 11. Service client and operation client APIs
 12. REST support (HTTP POST case)
 13. WS-Addressing, both the submission (2004/08) and final (2005/08) 
 14. MTOM/XOP support
 15. Code generation tool for stub and skeleton generation for a given 
WSDL (based on Java tool)
       o Axis Data Binding (ADB) support
 16. Security module with UsernameToken support
 17. REST support (HTTP GET case) - New
 18. Dynamic invocation support (based on XML schema and WSDL 
implementations) - New

Major Changes Since Last Release

  1. REST support for HTTP GET case
  2. XML Schema implementation
  3. Woden/C implementation that supports both WSDL 1.1 and WSDL 2.0
  4. Dynamic client invocation (given a WSDL, consume services dynamically)
  5. Numerous improvements to API and API documentation
  6. Many bug fixes, especially, many paths of execution previously 
untouched were tested along with
     Sandesha2/C implementation

TODOs Remaining for 1.0

  1. Complete API documentation and API improvements
  2. Fix major memory leaks
  3. Test codegen for both ADB and none cases
  4. Put in place a comprehensive functional test framework
  5. WSDL2C tool

We welcome your early feedback on this implementation.
Thanks for your interest in Axis2C

-- Apache Axis2C Team --

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