Instructor-led Classroom Learning - 3.00 Day(s)
An understanding of how to read and write XML documents.
Experimented with simple C# applications.
Developed distributed applications by using Microsoft Visual Basic®, Java, or C++.
Lesson 1: The Need for XML Web Services
Describing the evolution of distributed applications.
Identifying the problems with traditional distributed application architectures and technologies.
Describing XML Web services and briefly explaining how they address the design problems in traditional distributed applications.
Listing the alternate options for distributed application development.
Identifying the kinds of scenarios where XML Web services are an appropriate solution.
Lesson 2: XML Web Service Architectures
Identifying how XML Web service architectures are a type of service-oriented architecture.
Describing the elements of an XML Web service architecture and explaining their roles.
Describing the XML Web service programming model.
Lesson 3: The Underlying Technologies of XML Web Services
Describing the structures of a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) request and response.
Issuing HTTP POST and GET requests and processing the responses by using the .NET Framework.
Describing data types by using the XML Schema Definition language (XSD).
Explaining how to control the way a .NET Framework object is serialized to XML.
Describing the structures of a Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) request and response.
Issuing a SOAP request and processing the response by using the .NET Framework.
Lesson 4: Consuming XML Web Services
Explaining the structure of a Web Service Description Language (WSDL) document.
Explaining the XML Web services discovery process.
Locating service contracts by using Disco.exe.
Generating XML Web service proxies by using Wsdl.exe.
Implementing an XML Web service consumer by using Visual Studio .NET.
Invoking an XML Web service synchronously and asynchronously by using an XML Web service proxy.
Lesson 5: Implementing a Simple XML Web Service
Creating an XML Web service project.
Implementing XML Web service methods, exposing them, and controlling their behavior.
Managing state in an ASP.NET-based XML Web service.
Debugging XML Web services.
Lesson 6: Publishing and Deploying XML Web Services
Explaining the role of UDDI in XML Web services.
Publishing an XML Web service in a UDDI registry by using the UDDI SDK.
Searching a UDDI registry to locate XML Web services by using the UDDI SDK.
Explaining the various options for publishing an XML Web service on an intranet.
Explaining some of the options for modifying the default configuration of an XML Web service.
Lesson 7: Securing XML Web Services
Identifying the differences between authentication and authorization.
Explaining how to use the security mechanisms that Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and Windows provide for authentication.
Using SOAP headers for authentication in an XML Web service.
Using role-based security and code access security for authorization in an XML Web service.
Encrypting the communication between an XML Web service consumer and an XML Web service.
Lesson 8: Designing XML Web Services
Identifying the restrictions that are imposed on data types by the various XML Web services protocols.
Explaining how the use of Application and Session state can affect the performance and scaling of XML Web services.
Explaining how to use output and data caching to improve XML Web service performance.
Implementing caching in an XML Web service.
Explaining how asynchronous XML Web service methods can improve performance.
Explaining the need for instrumenting XML Web services.
Identifying the components of an XML Web service that can be versioned.
Explaining how to implement a virtual XML Web service by using screen scraping.
Implementing an XML Web service that uses multiple XML Web services.
Identifying the trade-offs in the techniques that are used for exposing aggregated XML Web services.
Lesson 9: Global XML Web Services Architecture
Describe limitations inherent to the specifications with which todays XML Web services are built.
Describe the design principles and specifications of Global XML Web services Architecture (GXA).
Describe XML Web service application scenarios made possible by Web Services Routing Protocol (WS-Routing) and Web Services Referral Protocol (WS-Referral).
Explain how to use Web Services Security Language (WS-Security) and Web Services License Language (WS-License) to perform authentication and authorization for XML Web services.
Design XML Web services that anticipate and can leverage the features that GXA will offer when released.