Chapter 29. Creating and Using a Web Service
After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Create SOAP and REST Web services that expose simple Web methods.
Display the description of a SOAP Web service by using Internet Explorer.
Design classes that can be passed as parameters to a Web method and returned from a Web method.
Create proxies for SOAP and REST Web services in a client application.
Invoke a REST Web method by using Internet Explorer.
Invoke Web methods from a client application.
The previous chapters showed you how to build desktop applications that can perform a variety of tasks. However, in this day and age, very few systems operate in isolation. An organization performs business operations and, as such, frequently has existing applications ...