Reap the benefits of document style web services
Web services are not exclusively designed for handling remote procedure calls
From the developerWorks archives
Date archived: May 14, 2019 | First published: June 01, 2002
While most web services are built around remote procedure calls, the WSDL specification allows for another kind of web services architecture: document style, in which whole documents are exchanged between service clients and servers. In this article, James McCarthy explains what document style is and when you should use it.
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