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  • Complete technical and business introductions to Web services—Illuminates both Web services technologies and the business rationale for Web services.
    • Helps students understand Web services advantages and limitations from both a technical and business viewpoint.

  • Practical business scenarios and case studies—Explains how Web services can drive improved efficiency, new revenue streams, and more effective processes within and beyond the organization.
    • Helps students identify realistic business opportunities for utilizing Web services.

  • Practical introductions to XML and all XML-related standards for Web services development—Clearly and simply introduces XML, SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI.
    • Gives students a strong understanding of the XML technologies they will rely on in any Web services project, regardless of their technical or business role.

  • Web services security coverage—Includes detailed coverage on securing Web services: risks and mitigation techniques.
    • Helps students address one of todays most challenging obstacles to Web services deployment in the enterprise.

  • Vendor strategies—Introduces Web services strategies from Microsoft, Sun, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, BEA, Oracle, IONA, and other leaders.
    • Shows students how the leading technology vendors are bringing Web services solutions to market, so they can assess their options more effectively.

  • Detailed .NET and Java web services overviews, including sample applications for each platform—Presents chapter-length introductions to Microsofts and Suns Web services platforms, plus complete, working .NET and Java Web service applications, with color coded syntax and thorough annotations.
    • Helps programming students more clearly understand the realities of Web services implementation in both of the two leading platforms.

  • By Deitel & Associates, world-class college and corporate programming training specialists—Authored by an expert team that has helped millions of students and professionals master new technologies through books, multimedia, seminars, and live training sessions.
    • Gives students confidence that they are receiving information that is thorough, accurate, clear, and pedagogically proven.


  • Copyright 2003
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9"
  • Pages: 536
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-046135-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-046135-3

Web Services A Technical Introduction

Understand all this:

  • What Web services are and how they work
  • How Web services can reduce costs andincrease efficiency
  • Core Web services technologies: XML, SOAP,WSDL and UDDI
  • Web-services security: emerging standardsthat can mitigate risk
  • .NET and Java™ (JAXM, SAAJ and JAX-RPC) Web-services implementations
  • Web services strategies from MicrosoftSun®, IBM®, HP®, BEA™, and others
  • Web services business models
  • Case studies examining real companiesusing Web services
  • And more...
  • The technical professional¿s complete guide to the business andtechnology of Web services

    Written for IT managers, software developers and business professionals alike, this guide explains thebusiness and technology of Web services. Begin with an explanation of what Web services are, howthey differ from previous computing paradigms and what benefits they offer. Explore Web servicesbusiness models-including B2B and B2C scenarios-and the core standards that enable them:XML, SOAP, WSDL and UDDI.

    Understand the strategies of key industry players, including Microsoft® , Sun® Microsystems, IBM®,Hewlett-Packard and BEA Systems; then move on to detailed treatments of .NET and Java™ Webservices. Learn about Web-services security, the risks involved and the technologies that can secureyour infrastructure. Numerous case studies explain how Web services enable organizations to increaseefficiency, create new revenue streams and interact with customers and business partners moreeffectively. Appendices contain Visual Basic® .NET and Java LIVE-CODE™ implementations of Web-services-based applications.

    Dr. Harvey M. Deitel and Paul J. Deitel are the founders of Deitel & Associates, Inc., the interna-tionallyrecognized IT content-creation and corporate-training organization. Together with theircolleagues at Deitel & Associates, Inc., they have written the successful How to Program Series collegetextbooks that hundreds of thousands of students throughout the world have used to master C,C++, Java, C # , Visual Basic .NET, Perl, Python, XML and other languages.

    DEITEL TESTIMONIALS (from Pre-Publication Reviewers)

    "This is a huge topic to tackle with a single volume and I think it doesan excellent job covering all the bases. Even though I¿ve been workingwith Web services for over a year and a half, I learned quite a bit!"-Justin Whitney
    "This book provides a technically focused introduction that strikes agood balance between the implications that Web services have uponbusiness as well as upon technical infrastructures."-Kyle Gabhart
    "I love this book. I have pretty much all the Web services books thathave been released...and so far, I like this one best...actually I pretty much always like theDeitels best...Each chapter is self contained enough that one can use it as a reference book."-Mason Ham

    The DEITEL™ Developer Series is designed for practicing professionals. The series presents focusedtreatments of emerging technologies, including .NET, J2EE™, Web services and more. Each book inthe series contains the same LIVE-CODE™ teaching methodology used so successfully in the Deitels¿How to Program Series college textbooks. The series includes a wide selection of books suitable forthree types of readers:

    • A Technical Introduction: Broad overviews of new technologies for programmers,technical managers and other technical professionals
    • A Programmer's Introduction: Focused treatments of programming fundamentals for practicing programmers and for novices
    • For Experienced Programmers: Detailed treatments of language topics for experiencedprogrammers

Sample Content

Downloadable Sample Chapter

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Table of Contents



 1. Introduction to Web Services.

 2. Web Services: A New Computing Paradigm.

 3. Web Services Business Models.

 4. Web Services and Enterprise Computing.

 5. XML and Derivative Technologies.

 6. Understanding SOAP and WSDL.

 7. UDDI, Discovery and Web Services Registries.

 8. Web Services Platforms, Vendors and Strategies.

 9. .NET Web Services: A Conceptual Overview.

10. Java Web Services: A Conceptual Overview.

11. Computer and Internet Security.

12. Web Services Security.

Appendix A. Introduction to XML Markup.

Appendix B. Implementing Web Services in Visual Basic .NET.

Appendix C. Implementing Web Services in Java.

Appendix D. Best Web Services Web Sites.




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