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Mac OS® X Advanced Development Techniques by Joe Zobkiw

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15. SOAP

“Scrubba Dub Dub, PHP and Cocoa in the tub.”

—I'll admit it; I said this one.

A note to those of you reading this book in order: This chapter is very similar to Chapter 14, “XML-RPC,” with differences only where the XML-RPC and SOAP examples vary. The goal of these two chapters is to show the same project implemented in both XML-RPC and SOAP and to have them both stand alone should someone read them separately. If you already understand the concepts outlined in Chapter 14, you can skip ahead and just look at the source code explanations in this chapter.

SOAP, the Simple Object Access Protocol, is a Web Service similar to XML-RPC in function but different in form. Like XML-RPC, SOAP allows you to transmit complex data structures to remote ...

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