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<h2>Reference Library</h2>
<p>The Axis Project lives or fails based on its human resources. Users and
contributors alike help the project with ideas and brainpower. A common
foundation of knowledge is required to effectively participate in this virtual
community. The following is a list of documents that we have found helpful for
us and may be helpful to you:</p>
<p>These resources are required reading for anybody contributing source code to
the project.</p>
<p><b><font>SOAP Specific Resources</font></b> </p>
<p><b>SOAP W3C Specification</b>
<a href="">1.1</a> &amp;
<a href="">1.2</a><br>
Required reading.</p>
<p><b><a href="">SOAP Messaging with
Attachments W3C Specification</a></b> <br>
SOAP combined with MIME.</p>
<p><b><a href="">SOAP Security Extensions:
Digital Signature Specification</a></b> <br>
Adding security to SOAP.</p>
<p><b>Other Specifications</b> </p>
<p>Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
<a href="">1.1</a> <a href="">2.0 </a></p>
<p>WS - Addressing <a href="">submission</a> <a href="">1.0 (31st March,2005)</a> </p>
<p><a href="">Web Services Policy Framework (WSPolicy)</a></p>
<p><a href="">WS-I Basic
Profile Version 1.0</a> </p>
<p><a href="">
Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC)</a> </p>
<p><a href="">SOAP Message
Transmission Optimization Mechanism</a> </p>
<p><b>Other Resources</b> </p>
<p><b><a href="">The Java Language
Specification</a></b> <br>
Written by the creators of the Java Programming Language, this online book is
considered by many to be the bible for programming in Java. A must read.</p>
<p><b><a href="">Javadoc</a></b>
Javadoc is the automatic software documentation generator used by Java since it
was first released. All code written for this project must be documented using
Javadoc conventions.</p>
<p><b><a href="">The
Java Code Conventions</a></b> <br>
This Sun document specifies the de-facto standard way of formatting Java code.
All code written for this project must follow these conventions.</p>
<p><a href=""><strong>Version Control
with SubVersion</strong></a><br>
Written by Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, C. Michael Pilato, . It
provides details on SVN features.</p>