The focus of this chapter was on understanding SOAP and WSDL. This chapter covered these topics:
Using SOAP and WSDL to build Web services
Building a WSDL file by using XMLSPY
Debugging SOAP Web services with XMLSPY
Based on the material in this chapter, you should now know how to construct a WSDL file. A WSDL file is a descriptor that many will reference in building their applications, so it’s important that you consider what a WSDL file is and what its ramifications are.
In the next chapter, you find out all about how to register and take the XMLSPY—XML Developer Certification exam.