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Real World XML Web Services: For VB and VB .NET Developers by Yasser Shohoud

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Web Services

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

—Albert Einstein

You've probably heard and read about Web services. It seems like every trade publication, book, and Web site mentions Web services. Unfortunately, most of the current coverage does not clearly explain what Web services are really all about. It just trumpets how wonderful they are; which comes across as hype. Chapter 1 focuses on two things: explaining what Web services are really all about and showing you scenarios where you should use Web services and scenarios where you shouldn't.

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