This chapter provides an essential introductory reference to .NET Framework Web services; for a thorough guide, have a look at Scott Short’s Building XML Services for the Microsoft .NET Platform (Microsoft Press, 2002). Concrete examples covering a possible .NET Framework implementation of the mobile code feature can be found in the article “Using an Eval Function in Web Services,” in the September 2002 issue of MSDN Magazine.
For more information about Web service–related standards, here are some useful URLs: You’ll find the SOAP specification at http://www.w3.org/TR/soap. The UDDI official Web site is http://www.uddi.org. From that Web site, I recommend the “UDDI Executive White Paper,” which is available for download at