Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Tech/Protocols


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     1= Protocol Resources = 
     2 
     3The following are links to documentation, samples and surveys regarding the protocols used within VSO: 
     4 
     5== Web Services == 
     6 
     7Web Services is a generic term to refer to applications which expose APIs over the internet.  SOAP is 
     8one protocol for implementing web services. 
     9 
     10  * [http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/ Web Services Activity], (links to various web services documentation), from the W3C. 
     11  * [http://www.w3schools.com/webservices/default.asp Web Services tutorial], from W3 Schools. 
     12 
     13== SOAP : Simple Object Access Protocol == 
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     15SOAP is an attempt to standardize passing XML messages over the internet, to allow systems to interact 
     16with each other. 
     17 
     18  * [http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2000/02/09/feature/index.html A brief SOAP introduction] 
     19  * [http://www.w3.org/TR/soap/ SOAP Specifications], from the W3C. 
     20  * [http://www.w3schools.com/soap/default.asp SOAP tutorial], from W3 Schools. 
     21 
     22== XML : eXtensible Markup Language == 
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     24XML is a format for encoding data in a machine readable way, which can be further extended as needs arise. 
     25 
     26  * [http://www.w3.org/XML/ XML Specifications], from the W3C. 
     27  * [http://www.w3schools.com/xml/default.asp XML tutorial], from W3 Schools. 
     28 
     29== HTTP : Hypertext Transfer Protocol == 
     30 
     31HTTP was a protocol original designed to serve web pages, but is also used 
     32as the common transport for web services. 
     33 
     34  * [http://www.w3.org/Protocols/ HTTP documents], from the W3C. 
     35 
     36== WSDL : Web Services Description Language == 
     37 
     38WSDL is an XML format to describe how to interact with a web service.  WSDL allows various 
     39programming tools to automate part of the process of writing client software to interact 
     40with web services. 
     41 
     42  * [http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl WSDL specification], from the W3C 
     43  * [http://www.w3schools.com/wsdl/default.asp WSDL tutorial], from W3 Schools.