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Hello World: WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus

Develop message flow for protocol transformation

Abelard Chow (, Advisory Software Developer, IBM
Abelard Chow
Abelard Chow is an Advisory Software Engineer with the IBM Scenario Analysis Lab, where he works on improving the cross-brand integration capability of IBM Software Group products. In the last few years, he served IBM customers as a Solution Architect in IBM Financial Industry Solution.
Bill Zhu (, Software Developer, IBM
Bill Zhu is a software developer in the Scenario Analysis Lab team at the IBM Toronto Lab. His areas of expertise include solution design and implementation, e-commerce software, and messaging systems.

Summary:  Learn how to build message flow for protocol transformation. This tutorial demonstrates protocol transformation characteristics of WebSphere® Enterprise Service Bus. This is the fifth tutorial in the "Hello, World" series, which provides high-level overviews of various IBM® software products. WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus is designed to meet the connectivity and integration needs of Web Services applications and data. Customers who are interested improving their competitive edge with business transformation should consider an Enterprise Service Bus solution leveraging one of IBM's ESB products, such as WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus.

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Date:  07 Nov 2006
Level:  Intermediate PDF:  A4 and Letter (1193 KB | 27 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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Before you start

About this series

This series is for novices who want high-level overviews of various IBM software products. The modules are designed to introduce the products and draw your interest for further exploration. The exercises only cover the basic concepts, but are enough to get you started.

About this tutorial

This tutorial provides introductory product information, basic concepts of ESB, and a hands-on exercise that demonstrates how to build a mediation module for protocol transformation using Service Component Architecture and WebSphere Integration Developer.


After completing this tutorial, you should understand:

  • The basic concepts of ESB
  • How to build message flow for protocol transformation using SCA
  • How to use Integration Test Client in WebSphere Integration Developer
  • How to generate a Web Service proxy and sample JSP pages


This tutorial is designed for developers with minimum or no knowledge of WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus.

System requirements

Before starting this tutorial, make sure WebSphere Integration Developer V6.0.1.1 is installed. Learn about this product at

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Zone=Business process management, WebSphere, SOA and web services
TutorialTitle=Hello World: WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus