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Change control in web services

Ryan Day
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Can someone give feedback on controlling change with web services?

Q: If we have a web service running in production with existing users, but we want to add additional optional elements to the request, will this require a coding change for existing users? Or will it be seamless to them?


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Paul Clapham
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Here's an article from IBM about web services versioning. It might answer that question and some others you haven't asked yet.
Ryan Day
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Thanks Paul
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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