Apache CXF is an open source services framework. CXF helps you build and develop services using frontend programming APIs, like JAX-WS and JAX-RS. These services can speak a variety of protocols such as SOAP, XML/HTTP, RESTful HTTP, or CORBA and work over a variety of transports such as HTTP, JMS or JBI.
CXF includes a broad feature set, but it is primarily focused on the following areas:
This distribution includes cryptographic software. The country in which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import, possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption software, please check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to see if this is permitted. See http://www.wassenaar.org/ for more information.
The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which includes information security software using or performing cryptographic functions with asymmetric algorithms. The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object code and source code.
The following provides more details on the included cryptographic software:
For an Apache CXF source distribution, please read BUILDING.txt for instructions on building Apache CXF.
For an Apache CXF binary distribution, please read release_notes.txt for installation instructions and list of supported and unsupported features.
Alternatively, you can also find out how to get started here: http://cxf.apache.org/
If you need more help try talking to us on our mailing lists: http://cxf.apache.org/mailing-lists.html
If you find any issues with CXF, please submit reports with JIRA here: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CXF
We welcome contributions, and encourage you to get involved in the CXF community. If you'd like to learn more about how you can contribute, please see: http://cxf.apache.org/getting-involved.html
Thank you for using CXF!
The Apache CXF Team http://cxf.apache.org/