Présentation de l'éditeur
* Lays out the foundations of Web services technology: XML, SOAP and WSDL
* Presents Web service interfaces to Google, Amazon, and others
* Shows how to build Web services which combine the results from existing services with your own programs and database usage; Shows how RSS and other XML data can supplement web services
While many books are focused on the underlying technologies of web services and others are dedicated to providing web services, few books show how to consume web services. Google, Amazon, and Beyond: Creating and Consuming Web Services provides a thorough review of the technologies and techniques for connecting client applications to services of all kinds.