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Sams Teach Yourself Web Services in 24 Hours by Mike Kopack, Stephen Potts

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Chapter 10. Describing a Web Service with the Web Services Description Language (WSDL)

Describing a Web Service with the Web Services Description Language (WSDL)

One of the big advantages that Web services have over the more traditional approaches is that they can be described formally in a document called a Web Service Description Language (WSDL) document or just WSDL. A WSDL document is an XML document that provides all the information that you need to connect to the Web service. In addition, it contains some of the data that you need to evaluate whether this Web service can fulfill your requirements. The Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) document provides the rest of this information. We will ...

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