Blog from Apr 28, 2005

JAXB 2.0 looks quite good - it supports XML Schema, generates nice POJOs, supports schema extension points and has StAX support. The only downside is its Java 5 specific - and the XJC tool tends to break when you give it a collection of real world WSDLs (like WS-Notification for example).

ActiveSOAP now fully supports JAXB 2.0 as a marshalling layer for REST and SOAP web services; allowing you to use a nice and simple marshalling layer and keep your code based on simple POJOs. To get a feel for how this works see the examples