Hey Peter,

Mark Watson is the guy that put me on track the first time.
Did you read his article?
http://www.devx.com/enterprise/Article/28101/1954?pf=true

He has a SOAP section as well. That would help.

Niko,

On Jan 22, 2007, at 1:34 PM, Peter Hollenbeck wrote:

> Peter Hollenbeck wrote:
>> Peter Hollenbeck wrote:
>>> I have a simple web services client written in Java. The essence  
>>> of it
>>> is about 30 lines of code. It sends an XML message of about 20  
>>> lines to
>>> a web service and receives an XML response that may be as many as  
>>> 8000
>>> lines. I have searched the web and have bought the books Programming
>>> Ruby and Agile Web Development with Rails but find nothing that  
>>> leads me
>>> to what I need.
>>>
>>> I would appreciate suggestions.
>>> Peter
>>
>> Clarification of my above entry:
>> It is implied but not stated that I want a Ruby program that does the
>> same as my existing Java program.
>> Peter
>
> Niko,
> I guess all of the above. I have done a little with Ruby on Rails and
> would like to use it, but don'r want to proceed until I solve this
> problem. In my web searching I find documentation of several Ruby
> protocol implementations but some are quite old.
>
> The Java code looks like this:
>     String soapAction = args[0];
>     String sendmsg    = soapAction+".xml";
>     String urlString  = "http://dealer.patagonia.com/za/PXM";
>     try {
>       URL url = new URL(urlString);
>       HttpURLConnection httpConnection =
>         (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();
>       httpConnection.setRequestProperty("SOAPAction", soapAction);
>       httpConnection.setDoOutput(true);
>       httpConnection.setDoInput(true);
>       httpConnection.setRequestMethod("POST");
>       httpConnection.setRequestProperty("Content-Type", "text/xml");
>       PrintStream httpout = new
> PrintStream(httpConnection.getOutputStream());
>       BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(new
> InputStreamReader(fis));
>       /* Get first line of the outgoing message                */
>       String line = in.readLine();
>       while (line != null) {
>         System.out.println(line);
>         /* Send the line to the http connection                */
>         httpout.print(line);
>         line = in.readLine();
>       System.out.println("Reading the response stream ...");
>       BufferedReader in2 =
>         new BufferedReader(
>           new InputStreamReader(httpConnection.getInputStream()));
>       System.out.println("Response:");
>       String line = in2.readLine();
>       while (line != null) {
>         if (line.length() > 2)
>           System.out.println(line);
>         line = in2.readLine();
>
> I have fumbled around with Ruby HTTP but am getting nowhere.
> I would appreciate any direction you can give.
> Peter
>
>
>
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