Simple Object Access Protocol, aka Simple Object Access Protocol, is a xml format created in 1998. SOAP (originally Simple Object Access Protocol) is a protocol specification for exchanging structured information in the implementation of web services in computer networks. Its purpose is to induce extensibility, neutrality and independence. It uses XML Information Set for its message format, and relies on application layer protocols, most often Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), for message negotiation and transmission. Read more on Wikipedia...
- Simple Object Access Protocol ranks in the top 25% of languages
- the Simple Object Access Protocol wikipedia page
- Simple Object Access Protocol first appeared in 1998
- See also: http, smtp, linux, xml, tcp, wddx, rfc, wsdl, tls, json, rest
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Example code from Wikipedia:
POST /InStock HTTP/1.1 Host: www.example.org Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8 Content-Length: 299 SOAPAction: "http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope" <?xml version="1.0"?> <soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope" xmlns:m="http://www.example.org/stock/Manikandan"> <soap:Header> </soap:Header> <soap:Body> <m:GetStockPrice> <m:StockName>GOOGLE</m:StockName> </m:GetStockPrice> </soap:Body> </soap:Envelope>
Last updated January 24th, 2020