In this chapter, you will learn how to:
Set up the development environment required to create XML Web services for the Microsoft .NET platform.
Create a simple XML Web service using Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.
Test the XML Web service using Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Upload files to an Internet Information Services (IIS) server.
Now that we have discussed what XML Web services are, their capabilities, and the technologies they employ, it is time to learn how to develop and use them. We believe the fastest and easiest way to develop XML Web services for the Microsoft .NET platform is to create them as ASP.NET applications using Visual Studio .NET. The ASP.NET Web application framework ...