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Visual Basic® .NET by Example by Bob Donald, Gabriel Oancea

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Example of Developing a Web Service

The steps involved in creating a Web Service are as follows:

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You will create a simple service example that will return a description for a catalog item requested by the client. You will add two methods to the component, one to get the description, based on the item identifier, and a second one to get a list of all known identifiers for this server. You will then implement a client application as a Web page, which will use the services you developed.

Step 1. Create the Web Service project

The first step is to create a new project and select the Web Service from the ...

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