Advanced SOAP for Web Development
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The concise, quick-results guide to SOAP for every Web developer.
- Learn to program Web services using SOAP
- Configure Web services, SOAP servers, and clients—step by step!
- Use SOAP with WSDL and UDDI
- Learn how Biz servers communicate—and the business-oriented language they use
- Discover expert SOAP troubleshooting techniques
- Work on hands-on projects with real solutions
- The cross-platform guide to SOAP implementation
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) is the killer application of XML. It's what makes XML really useful and fulfills the promise and hype of XML. SOAP gives you the "universal glue" to integrate virtually any distributed system and streamline virtually any Internet-based process or communication.
Now you can master this remarkable technology fast—with Advanced SOAP for Web Development! Dan Livingston teaches SOAP the way you want to learn it: hands-on, with real-world projects focused on the features you'll use most. Concise, practical, and full of code examples, Advanced SOAP for Web Development covers all this and more:
- Understanding how SOAP works, what it does, and how it compares with competing technologies
- Setting up SOAP servers and clients
- Using SOAP with WSDL and UDDI to describe and locate Web services
- Working with SOAP data types, encoding, and XML schema
- Using XML-RPC—SOAP's "smaller, faster brother"
- Troubleshooting SOAP problems using its errors and faultcodes
- Previewing SOAP's future
SOAP isn't just another tool: It's the most powerful, flexible solution for integrating tomorrow's business-critical applications. You need to master it now—and with this book, you will.
Table of Contents
1. Why SOAP? Web Services and .NET.
2. Basic SOAP.
3. SOAP Data Types: Encoding and XML Schema.
4. HTTP and SOAP.
5. SOAP Security Extensions.
6. WSDL: Describing Web Services.
8. SOAP Message Attachments.
9. XML-RPC: SOAP's Little Runaway Brother.
10. Setting Up a Web Service.
11. BizTalk Server and SOAP.
Appendix A: XML Primer.
Appendix B: XML Schema Primer.
Appendix C: SOAP Compared with Other Distributed Object Technologies.
Appendix D: Future Directions of SOAP—XML Protocol Working Group.
Appendix E: Keeping Up-to-Date.
Appendix F: SOAP Tools.
Appendix G: UDDI API XML Schema.
Appendix H: The Original HTTP, as Defined in 1991.
Appendix I: SOAP 1.2 Working Draft.