Monthly Archives: September 2008

Basics: How Web Services Work

Web Services are all about XML: A Web Service is described by a document in XML format, in the XML language known as WSDL (Web Services Description Language). This describes the service in terms of the operations, messages, and bindings … Continue reading

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Getting Started With .NET Web Services

All new web service development should use WCF, if possible. There’s an excellent portal to WCF at In particular, see Windows Communication Foundation, Conceptual Overview, and Getting Started Tutorial. The old ASMX web service technology is still supported, but … Continue reading

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