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Blackboard Learn Administration by Terry Patterson

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Web services in Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Learn's building block system allows us to interact with new tools and content within our system. However, some integration options won't use a building block but would still want to interact with our Blackboard Learn environment. Web services allow third-party web applications to pull and push data between their environment and instance. One example of using a web service is Blackboard Connect's one-way text-messaging option. The created web service regularly pushes users' mobile phone numbers to a secure server which manages and sends the messages for our Blackboard Learn instance.

We access Web Services by clicking on the Web Services link in our Building Block module.

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