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Web Services and .NET

Microsoft .NET provides the tools to develop Web services and Web service applications. This framework defines a Web service application as an application made up of many Web services that provide the information used in the application.

A Web service consists of several different elements that together ensure that the desired data is returned when requested by the client. The elements are

  • The client that makes the requests

  • The data requested by the client from a server connected to the Internet

  • The Web service that answers the request of the client

  • The server that stores the data requested by the client

Standards are the key to the functioning of Web services. They are used in every layer of Web services. Standards are specified ...

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