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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Programming: Getting Started by Erlend Dalen

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Accessing logic in an external Web Service

Now that we have seen how we can make other applications trigger AX logic by exposing AX logic to Web Services, we will turn the other way around and see how we can make AX use web services that expose logic from external applications.

Accessing logic in an external Web Service

In the conceptual diagram above we see that AX uses a Web Service proxy that is created specifically for the Web Service that it is about to call. The Web Service proxy lets AX know everything it needs to know in order to call the Web Service through the Internet. The Web Service, in turn, will return a result from the external application and pass it back to AX.

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