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Introduction to Web Services

Web Services allows your application to become a Web application.

Web Services through the Web to publish, find and use.

You should have basic knowledge

Before you continue, you need to have a basic knowledge of the following understanding:

  • HTML
  • XML

If you want to study these subjects first, please our home page to access these tutorials.

What are Web Services?

  • Web Services are application components
  • Web Services using an open protocol for communication
  • Web Services is an independent (self-contained) and self-describing
  • Web Services can be found by using UDDI
  • Web Services can be used by other applications
  • XML is based on Web Services

How does it work?

Based Web Services platform is XML + HTTP.

HTTP protocol is the most common Internet protocols.

XML provides a language can be used in different platforms and programming languages.

Web services platform elements:

  • SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol)
  • UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration)
  • WSDL (Web services description language)

In this tutorial, we will cover these topics in later chapters.