First of all, I want to thank the Apache Axis2 developers and Axis2community who have contributed towards making this Web Servicesframework a world-renowned success in a relatively short period of time.Thank you!I would like to thank Dr Sanjiva Weerawarana, Founder, Chairman andCEO of WSO2, Inc., without whose support, vision, guidance, and belief in my work this effort would never have been realized. I owe countlessthanks to my parents and dear wife for always being there and supportingme in so many ways. This book would not have been possible withouteverything that they have done for me. Special thanks to my colleaguesSuran Jayathilaka, Devaka Randeniya, and Charitha Kankanamage forreviewing my writings, validating the samples, providing insight, andcontributing to this effort in many other ways. Special thanks to SrinathHemapani, Ajith Ranabahu, Eran Chinthaka, Davanam Sirinivas, GlenDaniels, Paul Fremantle, Chathura Herath, Jaliya Ekanayake, and allother key members of the Axis2 team without whose tremendouscontributions and wisdom Axis2 would not have been possible. For thecreation of this work, I am blessed with a strong team of technicalreviewers, superior editorial and production professionals from PacktPublishing. My sincere thanks to all of you for your tireless efforts.