Month: June 2016

Types of Webservices (REST)

REST stands for Representational State Transfer. It is a lightweight alternative to SOAP,RPC etc for data transfer. It uses HTTP as communication medium and mostly JSON as message format.

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Types of Webservices (SOAP)

SOAP is an earlier form of webservice whereas REST is relatively new form of webservice introduced in favor of simplicity and speed. SOAP stands for Simple Object Access Protocol.

Webservice vs API

To understand Web services clearly, one has to understand what an API is. API stands for Application Programming Interface. It is basically a set of functions exposed by an application/module to be […]