This preface describes the document accessibility features and conventions used in this guide—Developing JAX-WS Web Services for Oracle WebLogic Server.


This document is a resource for software developers who develop Java EE web services for Oracle WebLogic Server 12c using the Java API for XML-based Web services (JAX-WS). It is assumed that the reader is familiar with Java EE and JAX-WS concepts.

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Related Resources

For an overview of WebLogic web services, standards, samples, and related documentation, see Understanding WebLogic Web Services for Oracle WebLogic Server.

New and Changed WebLogic Server Features

For a comprehensive listing of the new and changed WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.


The following text conventions are used in this document:

Convention Meaning


Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.


Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.


Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.