.NET Web Services For Dummies

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Wiley, Apr 11, 2003 - Computers - 384 pages
Getting a bunch of computers to talk to each other used to be tougher than getting a straight answer from a politician in an election year. .NET web services fixes that. A unique combination of technologies, the .NET platform for the first time makes distributed computing language independent, platform independent, and device independent. Which is a pretty big deal when you consider that applications built and run on the .NET platform are available any time, any place, and on any device—in other words, .NET equals total connectivity. It also means that developers for the Internet and intranets can now use Web services to include all kinds of amazing functionalities in a new program without having to reinvent the wheel and without needing to know anything about the business or complexity of the Web service he or she is using.

Ready to join the .NET Web services revolution? Then this book is for you. Written by bestselling computer book author Anthony Mann, it puts you on the fast track to developing amazing .NET Web serv ices. Here’s you chance to:

  • Discover XML and SOAP
  • Master the .NET Framework and .NET server
  • Create, test and debug Web services using Visual Studio .NET
  • Implement your Web services throughout an organization or on the Internet
  • Secure your Web services
  • Find and consume Web services that were written by other developers

Written in an accessible, easy-to-read format, supplemented with dozens of screen shots and highlighted tips and shortcuts, .NET Web Services For Dummies covers all the bases for beginners and intermediate .NET users alike. Important topics covered include:

  • How Web services can benefit your organization
  • Using the .NET framework, .NET server, Visual Studio .NET, and all the tools and technologies on the .NET platform
  • Designing, building, testing and deploying Web services
  • Migrating from other technologies

Your total guide to bridging the digital communications gap .NET Web Services For Dummies gets you up and running in no time with the knowledge and skills you need to develop sophisticated Web service applications on the Microsoft platform.

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About the author (2003)

Anthony T. Mann, author of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 For Dummies and Microsoft SQL Server 7 For Dummies, is President/CEO of Transport80, which specializes in Web services technologies.

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