“This book dives deep into the specific aspects of first and second generation Web Services technology, highlighting the relevance and importance of this comprehensive technology.” Kris Gopalakrishnan, Executive Chairman, Infosys Limited Bangalore, India. “This is a superbly crafted new edition of the earlier book on web services. This is a must-read for every IT researcher or professional working in the area of web services and service oriented architecture. The examples and narration are apt and arresting.” Prof. Y. Narahari, Professor & Chairman, IISc, Bangalore, India. A Web Service is a software system designed to support inter operable machine-to-machine interaction over a network. It has an interface described in a machine-processable format; specifically Web Services Description Language (WSDL). Web Services revolution in the industry has started resulting in delivering more streamlined and efficient enterprise applications, with lower costs and enhanced efficiency for business process integration. The book dives deep into some of the specific aspects of first and second generation Web Services technology and highlights the relevance and importance of specific pieces of this comprehensive technology. The book also elaborates on a unique case study in the banking industry, with the help of which a real world example of interbank funds transfer among disparate banks through Clearing House Interbank Payment System based Automated Clearing House (ACH) application suite is discussed in detail. The book ultimately unveils a multi-platform prototype suite which exemplifies the use of reliable and secure Web Services for interbank funds transfer, and this is one of the many unique features of this new edition.


General Information  
Author(s)KUMAR and B V
PublisherMcGraw Hill
Publish YearJanuary 2012