What is web service? Why it is used?

Posted by Sanhtech under ASP.NET on 6/25/2013 | Points: 10 | Views : 520 | Status : [Member] | Replies : 1
What is web service? Why it is used?
Please explain me what to say if interviewer asks me this question.




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Posted by: Geniusvishal on: 6/25/2013 [Member] Starter | Points: 25

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A web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over the World Wide Web. A web service is a software function provided at a network address over the web or the cloud, it is a service that is "always on" as in the concept of utility computing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_service
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms972326.aspx

Thanks and Regards,
Vishal Ranjan,Software Developer
http://www.dotnetvishal.com

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