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

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Q&A

Q1: Where can I find more information about Web services?
A1: Quite a number of good books have been published recently on the subject of Web services, as the topic grows in popularity every day. An excellent book on the topic is Microsoft .NET Web Services by Robert Tabor, from Sams Publishing.
Q2:Can any object be sent over Web services?
A2: Yes, but not necessarily automatically. To transmit custom classes or data types, you will need to tell the framework how to convert the object to XML. This is referred to as XML serialization. The Microsoft .NET Framework automatically serializes almost all simple data types. For more information, see XML serialization in the Microsoft .NET Framework SDK documentation.
Q3:Are Web services reliable?

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