Preparations for Deploying an XML Web Service
InfoPath is designed to be used not only to connect to relational databases such as Microsoft Access and Microsoft SQL Server, but also to provide access to specified types of XML Web services.
There are many potential uses of InfoPath with XML Web services. Using InfoPath 2003 with XML Web services is very straightforward once everything is set up correctly.
To maximize the likelihood that you can work through this chapter, I will use the Web services examples included in the InfoPath 2003 Software Development Kit, which can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=351f0616-93aa-4fe8-9238-d702f1bfbab4&displaylang=en. The version of the SDK I used is dated September ...