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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Network Service Technologies

Windows Phone provides various ways of consuming network services, including the following:

Image SOAP services—SOAP stands for Simple Object Access Protocol. SOAP uses an XML format. In Windows Phone, SOAP services are usually consumed using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).

Image REST services—REST stands for Representational State Transfer. REST relies on HTTP and uses unique URLs to identify resource entities. Create Read Update Delete (CRUD) operations are performed using HTTP GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE. Various open-source ...

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