IBM DeveloperWorks: Apache SOAP type mapping, Part 1: Exploring Apache's serialization APIs
April 5, 2002
"In this article, I will describe the type system in SOAP, as applicable to the Apache SOAP toolkit. Although the current incarnation of the SOAP toolkit supports both messaging and RPC interaction patterns, this article will concentrate on the latter. ..."
"In this article, I've explored most of Apache SOAP's out-of-the-box API support for (de)serializing Java types. I've also covered some of the idiosyncracies that may inhibit interoperability with other Java- or non-Java-based SOAP toolkits."