Chapter 16. Creating .NET Web Service Clients

Many of the early Web services products are heavily oriented to the server side of the transaction. Microsoft .NET is different in this regard in that it provides considerable support to the client, or consuming side, of the task at hand.

Web services are created in such a way that any SOAP-compliant client can access them. There are some mechanical considerations to deal with, however, when you start creating a client. This hour shows you how .NET languages can use the framework as a foundation for creating clients that consume the Web services that we write. In addition, you will create several more sophisticated Web services and the clients that communicate with them. You will learn specifically ...

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