Hello, can you explain me what is soap for ? I only have understood it allows different web services to communicate.
when my browser sent an http request to get this page, has it used soap for something ?
SOAP is a simple XML-based protocol to let applications exchange information over HTTP.
SOAP stands for Simple Object Access Protocol
SOAP is a communication protocol
SOAP is for communication between applications
SOAP is a format for sending messages
SOAP communicates via Internet
SOAP is platform independent
SOAP is language independent
SOAP is based on XML
SOAP is simple and extensible
SOAP allows you to get around firewalls
SOAP is a W3C recommendation