8 Using API as Pure Web Services

Although the Native Java API is the most convenient way to leverage Oracle I/PM services, it is mostly a set of proxy and utility classes that wrap calls to the I/PM web services set. All of the functionality exposed by the native Java API is available using direct web service calls as well. Use of the API through direct web services requires a in depth understanding of WSDL documents and of environment specific techniques for invoking web services.

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