By : Shivangi U Rana

       Overview of Web Services Why web service? Web Service architecture Service oriented architecture SOAP (messaging) WSDL (service description) UDDI (registry) .

Web services are small. A Web Service is a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over a network.  . reusable applications that help computers from many different operating system platforms work together by exchanging messages.

and WSDL (Web Services Description Language).  These protocols help computers work together across various platforms and programming languages. . SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol). Web services are based on industry protocols that include XML (Extensible Markup Language).





What is SOAP ? Its lightweight XML-based messaging protocol used to encode the information in web service request and response messages before sending them over a network  SOAP messages are independent of any operating system or protocol and may be transported using a variety of Internet protocols .

        Platform independent Language independent Based on XML Simple and extensible Communication protocol Communication between applications Format for sending messages Designed to communicate via Internet .


WSDL is an XML based protocol for information exchange in decentralized and distributed environments WSDL is the standard format for describing a web service.   . WSDL is an XML-based language used to define Web Services and describe how to access them.

    WSDL is a language for describing how to interface with XML-based services. . WSDL was developed jointly by Microsoft and IBM. WSDL definition describes how to access a web service and what operations it will perform. WSDL is the language that UDDI uses.

NET platform .     Stands for Universal Description. Discovery and Integration Directory for storing information about Web Services Directory of Web Services interfaces described by WSDL Communicates via SOAP Built into the Microsoft .

    Interoperability Usability Reusability Deployability .

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