The Web Services Description Language (WSDL) is an XML language used to describe the syntax of web service interfaces and their locations. At runtime, the service described by the WSDL document is called by the stub or proxy to a web service.

Each web service has a WSDL document that contains all the information needed to use the service: the location of the service, its name, and information about the methods that the web service exposes.

When you use one of JDeveloper's web service publishing wizards to produce your web service, the WSDL document for your service is automatically generated. Alternatively, if you want to create your own WSDL document JDeveloper can create an outline WSDL document for you to work on.

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