Writing on the recent happenings in the Web services testing approaches, Boris Lublinsky has reviewed my tutorial in an InfoQ post. You can read my tutorial, Mock Web services with Apache Synapse to develop and test Web services, in the IBM developerWorks.
Apache Synapse is a simple, lightweight, high-performance enterprise service bus (ESB) released under the Apache License, Version 2.0. But for an individual developer, what’s the use of an ESB product in your day-to-day life? The simplicity of the configuration, out-of-the-box feature set, extensible architecture, and the minimal footprint makes it a versatile and powerful tool that you can use for a variety of tasks.
In this IBM developerWorks tutorial, I will explain how you can use Apache Synapse to create mock Web services. The target Web service clients and services can be in any language, such as Microsoft® .NET, Java, or PHP. You will work with several samples, starting from the most basic configuration and gradually building more complex solutions to create mock Web services.