Generating stub files for a legacy GWS client

Use the fglwsdl tool to generate legacy client stub files (.inc and .4gl) compatible with apps created with Genero 3.20 or prior.

This example command requests the Web service information for the "MyCalculator" service. The -legacy option specifies to generate legacy code.
fglwsdl -c -legacy -soap12 -o ws_calculator http://localhost:8090/MyCalculator?WSDL

The command generates the globals file and the stub file. The output files will have the base name "ws_calculator".

  • - the globals file, containing declarations of global variables that can be used as input or output to functions accessing the Web Service operations. In our example, the file is
    This file must be listed in a GLOBALS statement at the top of any .4gl modules that you write for your GWS client application. For example:
    GLOBALS ""
  • filename.4gl - containing the definitions of the functions that can be used in your GWS client application to perform the requested Web service operation, and the code that manages the Web service request. In our example, the file is ws_calculator.4gl.

    The stub file must be compiled and imported into your GWS client application.

It is not advised to modify these files.