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

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Chapter 23. Web Services in the Real World

In this hour, you will learn about how Web services have been used in the real world. As part of this, you will see

  • Several case studies showing how Web services have been used to help companies achieve goals

  • Web locations with Web services directories that you can tap into or register your own Web service at

As you’ve seen in previous hours, Web services can be used to help solve a number of distributed and client/server computing problems. Now that you understand how to build them, it’s time to see some in action. Hopefully with this information at your disposal, you’ll be able to convince your boss that people actually do use this technology to solve real-world problems. You should also get a number of ...

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