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Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook by Alexander Drogin

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Chapter 8. Web Services

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Publishing a SOAP web service
  • Calling object methods in SOAP web services
  • Exposing and consuming OData web services
  • Querying NAV OData web services with LINQ
  • Updating NAV data through web services
  • Securing access to web services
  • Consuming a NAV web service from Java

Introduction

A web service is defined by the World Wide Web Consortium as a software system designed to support machine-to-machine interaction over a network. Web services usually provide application interfaces accessible through a communication protocol, such as HTTP. Data and functionality exposed in a web service can be consumed by another software system.

NAV 2016 allows publishing application objects in SOAP or ...

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