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Web Services Testing with soapUI by Charitha Kankanamge

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Simple Object Access Protocol

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) can be considered as the foremost messaging standard for use with web services. It is defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) at http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/NOTE-SOAP-20000508/ as follows:

SOAP is a lightweight protocol for exchange of information in a decentralized, distributed environment. It is an XML based protocol that consists of three parts: an envelope that defines a framework for describing what is in a message and how to process it, a set of encoding rules for expressing instances of application-defined datatypes, and a convention for representing remote procedure calls and responses.

The SOAP specification has been universally accepted as the standard transport ...

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