The following topics introduce the new and changed features of WebLogic Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) Web services in Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.1.3), and provides pointers to additional information.
Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.1.3) does not contain any new and changed features for this features document.
Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.1.2) includes the following new and changed features for this document:
Fast Infoset, a compressed binary encoding format that provides a more efficient serialization than the text-based XML format. Fast Infoset optimizes both document size and processing performance. See: Chapter 16, "Optimizing XML Transmission Using Fast Infoset."
SOAP over Java Messaging Service (JMS) transport as a connection protocol option, enabling web services and clients to communicate using JMS destinations instead of HTTP connections. See Chapter 17, "Using SOAP Over JMS Transport."
New standalone web service client JAR files that support basic JAX-WS client-side functionality and Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) security policy support. See Invoking a Web Service from a Standalone Java SE Client.
Enhanced Web Services Test Client for testing advanced features of web services. See Testing Web Services.
The contents of the following guides, delivered in Oracle Fusion Middleware Release 11g, have been merged into this single document:
Getting Started With JAX-WS Web Services for Oracle WebLogic Server
Programming Advanced Features of JAX-WS Web Services for Oracle WebLogic Server