Best practices for web services, Part 1, Back to the basics

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Holt Adams, Dan Gisolfi, James Snell, and Raghu Varadan

Date archived: May 13, 2019 | First published: October 01, 2002

As the hype around web services ebbs and the technology enters the disillusionment phase of the adoption life-cycle, business entities are now demanding best practices to aid them in their technology adoption efforts. This article begins a series that will address the building blocks of web services, applicable business scenarios, and best practice methods for embracing web services by business and IT professionals. Our first task is to go back to basics to lay out a vernacular that will provide clarity to our discussions.

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