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Sams Teach Yourself ADO.NET in 24 Hours by Paul Bertucci, Jason Lefebvre

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Summary

Web services are an important part of the Microsoft .NET Framework. You can use them to transmit large amounts of data between any two connected hosts on the Internet or local network, thus enabling easily distributed applications. In this hour, you saw how to create a Web service that returns a DataSet of all suppliers in the Northwind database. Then you saw how to integrate that Web service into a local application.

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