11.9. Visual Studio .NET and UDDI

Visual Studio .NET (VS .NET) integrates UDDI in two different places letting you easily register your services with UDDI and search for services within UDDI.

11.9.1. Add Web Reference Dialog

Using Visual Studio's Add Web Reference dialog, you can search the production and test UDDI registries for Web services. This dialog searches for businesses that satisfy two criteria:

  • The business name that you typed in.

  • At least one of the business's services must point to a tModel categorized as a wsdlSpec as outlined in the UDDI best practices document explained above.

Assuming you find the service you're looking for, when you click on it, VS .NET retrieves the service interface's WSDL document and uses it to generate a ...

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