Web Service Programming for the Masses, Part II: Developing the RIA
The first part of this tutorial walked through the development of a Web service API that exposes its endpoints via SOAP, REST/XML, JSON, GWT-RPC, and AMF. In this second part of the tutorial, we intend to prove out this API. We will walk through building a rich AJAX application with an embedded Flash component. The AJAX application will use
GWT-RPC to access the API while the Flash movie will use
For those of you who would like to see the example code on your local filesystem, you can check it out of SVN at http://svn.codehaus.org/enunciate/trunk/enunciate/src/samples/addressbook/.
Step 1: Set up the GWT application.
We first have to create our GWT application. We will use the name