First things first get the WebAPI doc from here http://www.taleo.com/products/business-edition-integration-web-api.php
They mention that first you get a web address from the dispatcher and then you use that for your queries. They mention testing with soapUI to test out your requests. You can get soapUI from here http://www.soapui.org/
So in soapui I created a new project and pointed it at this WSDL http://tbe.taleo.net/wsdl/DispatcherAPI.wsdl
Just for grins I pressed the green arrow, which of course responded back that it didn’t know my company name… hmm so how to pass it my credentials. Look in the guide for info about the getUrl
Ok, in soap I edit the request this line has a ? which needs to be replaced with our orgCode
After editing I press go, and in response I get an https://tbe.taleo.net/etc…/etc…
Ok, so now I am assuming I will need to log on to this dispatched site.
I create a new project in soapUI and then use this link as the wsdl http://tbe.taleo.net/wsdl/WebAPI.wsdl
Scrolling around I see a login request. Doubling clicking on it I see
Checking the WebAPI.doc I can see that this is what is expected
|Data Field Name||Data Field Type||Required||Acceptable Values|
So I will fill in those tags with my creds and see what happens. Hmm I wonder how I tell it to use the dispatched URL….
Hmm so that is a roadblock, java.lang.IllegalStateException: No value for key [org.hibernate.impl.SessionFactoryImpl@3710b205] bound to thread [TP-Processor19]</faultstring>
So, then I decided I should fire up Altova Mapforce (I love that software) unfortuantely I couldn’t get it to work either…
Hmm… well I will continue investigating
Could you email me an example of calling soap from a java class?
Can you please give us some sample code to integrate with java classes, like how to make a connection to the Taleo from Java etc.