IN THIS CHAPTER
In the preceding chapter you learned how to create basic XML Web services. This chapter goes beyond the basics and discusses several advanced features of XML Web services.
First, the chapter discusses the WebService behavior. You learn how to use the WebService behavior to directly access an XML Web service through Internet Explorer.
Next, you explore one method of securing a Web service. The chapter discusses how to pass custom headers to a Web service so that you can identify the same user across multiple requests .
Finally, the chapter discusses an interesting feature of XML Web services called HMTL pattern matching. You can use HTML pattern matching to expose the content of any Web site as a Web service.