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What Is Web Services?

JiaPei Jen
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Joined: Nov 19, 2000
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I am new.

What is Web Services? How does it differ from XML (Maybe this is a funny question)?
Sandeep Advani
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Joined: Mar 11, 2004
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Web Services is some functionality over a network that can be accessed in a secured and efficient manner thru different ways, most commonly known protocol being SOAP.

XML is language and platform independent. Web Services use XML for taking a step further to distributed computing. You should search Google to learn more...happy reading!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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