Chapter 6. The Web Services Architecture
The goal of this hour is to explain the core architecture that makes up Web services. We will concentrate on the interactions between core elements of the architecture and how this interaction provides the desired result: the successful sending of a message and receiving of a response. In addition, we will cover why this architecture is important and how it can improve the way that we program computers.
In this hour, you will learn
The goal of the architecture
The major software pieces that combine to create Web services
How the major pieces work together to make Web services work
The Goal of the Web Services Architecture
At the highest level, the goal of Web services is application-to-application communication ...