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Application Development Using C# and .NET by Robert J. Oberg, Michael Stiefel

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Chapter 11. Web Services

Distributing functionality and data beyond the enterprise in which they were developed is the next step in component technology. Developers can integrate into their applications a much more extensive set of services than they could ever hope to develop on their own. Our Acme Reservation System case study is a simple example. The Acme Travel Agency, by using the reservation systems of the airlines and hotels, can provide a wider range of services to their clients.

One vendor will not be able to supply the necessary distributed technology infrastructure. At the very minimum, the worlds of Java, .NET, mobile computers, and legacy systems will continue. Fortunately, TCP/IP and HTTP have established themselves as industry standard ...

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