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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 to us and they maybe
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> and
<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=
<p>WS - Addressing <a href=
<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><br />
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=
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
<p><a href=
Control with SubVersion</strong></a><br />
Written by Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, C. Michael
Pilato. It provides details on SVN features.</p>