October 31, 2001 - Benefits of XML Web Services
October 31, 2001|
Benefits of XML Web Services
Tips: October 2001
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
With Web services readily available, and as the pool of XML Web services grows, you would be able to find software modules that can be integrated into your own application, by finding it and integrating it through XML Web services. Integrate with existing Web services instead of reinventing them. The bottom line is that you will be able to develop applications much faster than before.
An integral part of the XML Web services programming model, is the ease of integration with external data sources. No longer does each application need to copy and maintain external data sources. You can request and get information in real time, and transform it to your particular format. This will allow you to deliver individualized software and services, while your maintenance burden is reduced.
Consumers will enjoy ease of use when using XML Web services-based applications. XML Web services link applications, services, and devices together. Using Web services will be an integrated experience that excels in its simplicity. XML Web services give users the ability to act on information any time, any place, and from any smart device.
Businesses will love Web services because it will force them to streamline their processes. All suppliers will use the same language to describe their offerings. An XML Web service is a simple, reliable way to blend existing systems with new applications and services.