Ken Kousen is President of Kousen IT, Inc, http://www.kousenit.com. He teaches technical training courses and does both consulting and development in all areas related to Java and XML, especially open source projects like Spring, Hibernate, Groovy and Grails. He is the author of the book “Making Java Groovy”, a book on Java and Groovy integration available through the Manning Early Access Program (MEAP) at http://manning.com/kousen.
Groovy expert Ken Kousen discusses how to construct a trivial SOAP client using the built-in Java tools, driven by a Gradle build. The process illustrates several useful features of Gradle not often covered in a typical tutorial.