Chapter 2. Advantages of Web Services

There are many advantages to using the Web services architecture over any other. In fact, some Web services applications would be expensive or impossible to duplicate using any other technology. One of the challenges for technical leaders is to discover opportunities in which Web services can be used to solve today’s problems. In addition, we need to be looking for Web services solutions to problems that are ever present, but never solved. These areas include the cost of doing business, in effect, the cost of software development, and the time that it takes to react to new market opportunities. In this hour, we will look at a fairly extensive list of the advantages that Web services provide over more traditional ...

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