Explaining web services to your CEO
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Web services are self-contained business functions that operate over the Internet. They are written to strict specifications to work together and with other similar kinds of components. Some of the more established functions at this stage are messaging, directories of business capabilities, and descriptions of technical services. But other functions are in the works as well. [WebServices.Org – The Web Services Industry Portal – Tell me about Web services, and make it quick]
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