Web Services platform element
Web Services have three basic elements: SOAP, WSDL and UDDI.
What is SOAP?
The basic Web services platform is XML + HTTP.
- SOAP means Simple Object Access Protocol
- SOAP is a communication protocol
- SOAP is used for communication between applications
- SOAP is a format for sending messages
- SOAP is designed to communicate across the Internet
- SOAP is platform independent
- SOAP is independent of the language
- SOAP-based XML
- SOAP is simple and extensible
- SOAP allows you to bypass the firewall
- SOAP as W3C standards development
For more information about SOAP, visit our " SOAP Tutorial "
What is WSDL?
WSDL is an XML-based language for describing Web Services and how to access Web Services.
- It means a WSDL Web Services Description Language
- WSDL written in XML
- WSDL is an XML document
- WSDL is used to describe web services
- WSDL can also be used to locate network services
- WSDL is not a W3C standard
For more information about WSDL, please visit our " WSDL Tutorial "
What is UDDI?
UDDI is a directory service, through which companies can register and search for Web services.
- UDDI refers to generic Description, Discovery and Integration (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration).
- UDDI is a directory for storing information about web services used.
- UDDI is a network directory service interfaces described by WSDL.
- UDDI performed via SOAP communication.
- UDDI is built on the Microsoft .NET platform.