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sonia khetarpal
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Joined: Sep 14, 2006
Posts: 12
i wanted to create a sms gateway platform,
as i understand, i will be creating a sms webservice invoked by SOAP calls to send sms.
I already have the aggregator in place who will deal with this.
I will be creating an API which the clients will use to send sms.
this API will talk with some database where all the messages will be stored which can be used to generate reports and other stuff.
I am new in this field , can someone advise if my understanding is correct or am i messing things.

William Brogden
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Unless you need the security provisions in the WS-* tools, there appears to be no reason to use SOAP when a RESTful architecture would be so very much simpler.

There are links in the ranch FAQ for web services that will introduce you to the differences.

Bill



sonia khetarpal
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 14, 2006
Posts: 12
Thanks Bill for the reply
I wanted to use SOAP as the aggregator provides a SOAP wen service interface and for the time being we intend to use this aggregator.

Can you please shed light on how will the wen service and the database API work together.
Aanderson Peter
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Joined: Oct 19, 2012
Posts: 2
Hello friends,

If you want to know that how will the wen service and the database API work together. firstly you try search on google. if you not get proper result then I am available for your help. good luck.
Campbell Ritchie
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Welcome to the Ranch Aanderson Peter.
Boris Nastevski
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Joined: Nov 19, 2012
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Or you can use already working API such as CS Networks API.

Just register at CS Networks web site and try it yourself.

Regards,
 
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