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  1. Preface
  2. Web Services
  3. SOAP Web Services
  4. WSDL Data Object
  5. Schema Object
  6. How to Create a SOAP Web Service
  7. Operation Mappings
  8. Parsing Web Service SOAP Messages
  9. Generating Web Service SOAP Messages
  10. Web Service Consumer Transformation
  11. REST Web Services
  12. How to Create a REST Web Service
  13. REST Web Service Consumer Transformation
  14. REST and SOAP Web Service Administration
  15. Datatype Compatibility

Web Services Guide

Web Services Guide

SOAP Web Service Components

SOAP Web Service Components

The SOAP web service components define the purpose of the web service and how the web service client communicates with the web service.
A web service has the following components:
Operations
A web service can have one or more operations. Each operation corresponds to an action in the web service.
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
A WSDL is an XML document that describes the protocols, formats, and signatures of the web service operations.
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
SOAP is the communications protocol for web services.