In Practice

This section provides working examples for building a Web service and importing an external Web service. It also shows you how to use the TCP Monitor and Web Services Explorer tools.

Building a Web Service

The sample Web service will be the often-used example of providing stock quotes based on a stock ticker symbol. This example is trivial but illustrates some key concepts you will initially encounter when developing Web services.

Example steps:

Create a new, blank project for this example. Call this project ch28- stockquote . This project contains the Stock Quote service.
Inspect the server properties of this project by selecting Project, Project Properties. The Server tab is the last tab. In the top group box, make sure ...

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