Networking - SOAP

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Lesson Description



SOAP has three significant attributes:

  • extensibility (security and WS-Addressing are among the expansions being worked on>
  • neutrality (SOAP can work over any convention like HTTP, SMTP, TCP, UDP>
  • independence (SOAP takes into consideration any programming model>

    SOAP features:

  • Protocol independence.
  • Language independence.
  • Platform and operating fsystem independence.

    What are the disadvantages of Simple Object Access Protocol?

    SOAP has the following disadvantages:
    SOAP's depended on HTTP for transport of XML information in the rendition 1.0 of its detail. HTTP requires a stateless solicitation/reaction engineering that isn't proper under all conditions. While one can work around the state issue it requires extra coding.