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OOP Vs SOA Architectures

kri shan
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What is the difference between OOP and SOA Architectures ?
Scott Ambler
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OOP is an architecture based on interacting objects which have both data and behavior.

SOA is an architecture based on a collection of functions which can be invoked by clients. With web services, the functions are XML based.

OOP can be used to implement SOA.

If you go to www.google.com you can find out a lot of information on this topic.

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Vikrant Korde
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The difference between SOA and distributed objects is the distributed objects are optimized for a client/server scenario consisting of a single application.
Jimmy Clark
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What is the difference between OOP and SOA Architectures ?


"object-oriented programming" is a style of programming. It does not describe software architecture.

"service-oriented architecture" pertains to both a business strategy and a service-based software architecture design.

There are many different ways to program in an object-oriented fashion.

There are many different ways to design a service-oriented architecture.

A service-oriented architecture can be partially implemented with object-oriented software.
[ July 08, 2008: Message edited by: James Clark ]
 
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