Web Services Design and Practice
You have probably heard about Web services—you may have even already read a lot about them. Today nearly every published computer book has something to say about Web services, and this book is no exception. So, what are Web services? Web services are, by rough definition, functions that serve someone else with information of any kind. This may sound vague, but we will try to explain and exemplify this definition in this chapter. Figure 6–1 shows an overview of Web services.
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