Introducing Web Services
What Web Services Do | Web Service Infrastructure and Protocols | ASP.NET and Web Services | Building and Consuming Simple Web Services | Industry Standard Web Services | Web Services and ADO.NET
SOAP and WSDL
Background to SOAP | The SOAP Specification | Understanding SOAP Payloads | DataTypes and SOAP | Background to WSDL | Reading WSDL contracts | Building WSDL contracts | UDDI.
Designing and Building Web Services
Web Service Performance and Characteristics | Web Services and State Management | Securing Web Services | Deployment and Configuration | Discovery | Customising the WSDL contract.
Web Service Clients
Types of Web Service Client | Generating Web Service Proxies | Processing SOAP Headers | Calling Web Services Asynchronously | Writing a Visual Basic 6 Web Service Client
The .NET Remoting Infrastructure
.NET Remoting Compared to DCOM | Remoting using SOAP | Channels and Formatters | Comparing ASP.NET and .NET Remoting for building Web Services | Configuring .NET Remoting | Creating Advanced Web Services functionality.
Using Enterprise Services
NET Enterprise Services compared to MTS and COM+ | Scalability | Distributed Transactions using ASP.NET Web Services | Distributed Transactions using .NET Remoting Web Services | Using other Enterprise Services