There are times when one might be unable to obtain access to SoapUi to help debug/test a deployed SOAP web service. While it is vastly easier to interact with your web service’s API with the neat Smart Bear gadget, there are other ways. So all hope is not lost!
Are you in charge of developing or maintaining a stateful web application with the Java EE API? Do you want some set of events to be triggered on your applications startup and shutdown? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this post should help!