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Welcome to Web Services! To join a new trend of marketing code, which can not only organizations but also workers and savvy developers, chalices developed code used to exchange various data applications and services them benefits.

What Web Service

A unit of managed code that can be accessed remotely via HTTP. As a code developed the concept allows you to negotiate your features developed on the existing network code. The concept describes a standardized method of integrating a web-based application that uses the XML, SOAP, WSDL and UDDI open on a backbone Internet protocol standards such as HTTP.

Web services use …

XML – highlight the data

SOAP – in order to transmit data

WSDL – to describe the services available

UDDI – the list of available services


The main advantage is that it can interact with various applications at the same time, both for the exchange of data or business services, logic, etc., through a programmatic interface across a network. The beauty of this concept is that the consumer using a standard HTTP protocol offers can invoke the Web service methods. And developers can use any language to develop the service. In other words, it is a perfect example of a true language and platform integration.


A Web service provides features black box of the remote client. It performs a unit of work, such as data validation, read a file still has value, etc. After that, what it means for the web service is ready to make another request.

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Jim Williams is an ex-journalist and professional PR. He is interested in Web 2.0, the latest marketing trends, web services, SaaS and SOA.