SOAP: Simple Object Access Protocol is a protocol that is used to exchange structured information at the time of implementing a web service. SOAP is relied on XML. Message format of SOAP usually relies on another protocol of different application layers. Among these the most notable application layer is Remote Procedure Call and HTTP. SOAP forms the foundation layer for web services protocol stack. This stack provides the basic framework for messaging on which the web services are built.
WSDL: Web Service Definition Language is used to describe a web service based on XML. WSDL is used for describing Web Services and to locate the services. WSDL consists of the information on what the service is all about, its residing location and the way of invocation the service.
UDDI Universal Discovery Description Integration: To publish and discover the information about web services, UDDI is a specification. It is an XML based standard. This standard is used for describing, publishing, and finding services. These services are found in a distributed environment through the use of a server called registry server.
Electronic Business using XML: EBXML is one from XML family that is based on the standards of OASIS and UN/CEFACT. The mission of this standard is to provide an open xml-based infrastructure which could enable the global use of e-business in an interoperable, secure and consistent manner by all of the partners of trading. This is a unique architecture with unique concepts that are part theory and part implemented within the existing EBXML standards.
JAX PACK: A java API for xml pack that integrates all of the programming interfaces by SUN for different web services development. All these interfaces are made as a single download. JAX PACK is a bundle of JAXB,JAXM,JAX-RPC,and JAXR. Jax pack includes the documentations for support for the SAX,DOM.SOAP,WSDL,XSLT,EBXML,UDDI standards.