Yes, Steve is now at a Vegas Conference, having Vegas-style fun.
But, before that, he actually did do some work.
He put together a really nice demo showing how to create and test JAX-WS Web Services using the tools within Rational Application Developer for WebSphere. Today the demo went live!
So, if you want to learn how easy it is, check out:
Creating and testing a top-down JAX-WS Web service Using the Web service wizard in Rational Application Developer v188.8.131.52, http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/offers/lp/demos/summary/jaxtd.html?S_TACT=105AGX01&S_CMP=HP