Web services are one of the key building blocks of service-oriented solutions.
Because of their usage and importance in the enterprise applications, the project
teams are expected to be knowledgeable and familiar with the technologies which
are associated with web services and service-oriented archit
testing aspect of web services in particular is one of the key topics which needs to
be discussed when you work with web services.
Web servics testing can be performed using many approaches. The client APIs
included in web service frameworks such as Apache Axis2 can be used to
programatically invoke web services. In addition to that, number of properitory
and open source tools are avaialble to test web services automatically. soapUI
is one such free and open source testing tool that suppots functional and
non-functional evaluations of web services.