Chapter 32. Exposing Functionality with Web Services
IN THIS CHAPTER
- Introduction to Web Services
- Creating a Simple “Hello World” Service
- Creating Transactional Services
- Managing State in Web Services
XML Web Services is a technology that has rapidly grown from a powerful concept to a tried-and true standard, to the point where web services are now an almost ubiquitous standard for developing distributed applications. This chapter provides you with an introduction to web services development and gives you the basics you need to get started integrating web services into your web applications, thin clients, or distributed applications.
Introduction to Web Services
Ever since the early days of client/server applications, applications have benefited ...