What is Rest and where to use?

Posted by Subramanyame under Interview Questions on 12/27/2012 | Points: 10 | Views : 1189 | Status : [Member] | Replies : 3
Hi,



What is REST? And what is the use of REST?

Difference between REST and SOAP with an example?


Thanks in Advance?




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Posted by: Ankitsrist on: 12/27/2012 [Member] Starter | Points: 25

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SOAP stands for Simple Object Access Protocol
SOAP is a communication protocol
SOAP is for communication between applications
SOAP is a format for sending messages
SOAP communicates via Internet

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Posted by: Ankitsrist on: 12/27/2012 [Member] Starter | Points: 25

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SOAP is a simple XML-based protocol to let applications exchange information over HTTP.

Or more simply: SOAP is a protocol for accessing a Web Service.

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Posted by: Ankitsrist on: 12/27/2012 [Member] Starter | Points: 25

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have a look on this websitehttp://www.w3schools.com/soap/default.asp

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