Chapter 33 Writing Traditional ASMX Web Services

A web service is a distributed computing technology that enables the exposure and reuse of logical business entities over the Internet. There are all types of distributed computing technologies, but the emphasis here is on open standards. In particular, these are based on World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) protocols and communications standards.

With open standards, businesses can deploy components on the Web to be consumed by anyone, anywhere. ...

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