JAX-WS RI 2.3.1 is a Web Services framework that provides tools and infrastructure to develop Web Services solutions for the end users and middleware developers.
With JAX-WS RI 2.3.1, clients and web services have a big advantage: the platform independence of the Java programming language.
This release includes the following documentation:
The documentation/samples included with JAX-WS that is distributed on GitHub describes how to use JAX-WS to develop and deploy your webservices endpoints in a servlet container. The samples discussed in this document and available as part of JAX-WS distribution are tested to work on Glassfish and on Apache Tomcat. The deployment is demonstrated using JAX-WS RI specific proprietary deployment descriptor sun-jaxws.xml.
Licensing and Governance
JAX-WS is licensed under a dual license - CDDL 1.1 and GPL 2.0 with Class-path Exception. That means you can choose which one of the two suits your needs better and use it under those terms.