Chapter 8. Auction System And Requirements

So far, this book has covered a lot of information. To show you how to use all this technology, the chapters in this section present a case study using SOAP as the primary communication mechanism between computers and components. We take a look at a fairly common situation: A company has a platform with a lot of critical data that is needed by another, incompatible platform. Frequently, this occurs within organizations and between trading partners. For our case study, we will enter the land of make-believe.

Background

A fictional company, Sammamish Liquidation Associates (SLA), is about to enter the online auction world. SLA has a customer information database as well as some customer management applications ...

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