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what is soap?

mihir maniar
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
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well i understand that soap falls in web services, but what i would like to know is how and where to apply soap and how to start from scratch for the same. please suggest some online books to read for the same.
Gjorgi Var
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Joined: Feb 24, 2004
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One good link among many others:
SOAP is a standardized XML message for communication between CORBA objects via HTTP...
mihir maniar
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Joined: Sep 09, 2003
Posts: 88
link that u have sent me is opening up a domain registration site so i would request you to please verfiy the link and let me know.thnx in advance.
William Barnes
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Joined: Mar 16, 2001
Posts: 986

Here is one link

And here is the link above

Please ignore post, I have no idea what I am talking about.
Ravi Kishore

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 15

SOAP is XML based protocol used to send requests and receive responses to any application that can talk xml and understand soap protocol.

the best site for beginners would be
I agree. Here's the link:
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