SOAP Protocol Binding

This section describes what is SOAP protocol binding.

The previous chapter shows you how a SOAP message should be constructed. Now let's see how a SOAP message should be transmitted.

Transmitting a SOAP message requires a communication protocol to carry the message. This is called SOAP protocol binding. Unfortunately, the basic SOAP 1.2 specification does not define any rules on protocol binding for any communication protocols.

SOAP protocol binding is defined in SOAP extensions, where a specific SOAP feature or module can define its own binding rules for specific communication protocols.

See next chapters for SOAP features and modules.

Last update: 2007.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Web Service

 Introduction to SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol)

 SOAP Message Structure

SOAP Message Transmission and Processing

SOAP Protocol Binding

 SOAP Distributed Processing Model

 SOAP Features and Modules

 SOAP Data Model

 SOAP Encoding

 SOAP RPC Presentation

 SOAP Properties Model

 SOAP Message Exchange Patterns

 SOAP HTTP Binding

 SOAP Perl Implementations

 SOAP PHP Implementations

 SOAP Java Implementations

 Perl SOAP::Lite - SOAP Server-Client Communication Module

 Perl Socket Test Program for HTTP and SOAP

 Perl SOAP::Lite for GetSpeech SOAP 1.1 Web Service

 Perl SOAP::Lite 0.710 for SOAP 1.2 Web Services

 Perl SOAP::Lite 0.710 for WSDL

 PHP SOAP Extension Client Programs

 PHP SOAP Extension Server Programs

 Java Socket and HttpURLConnection for SOAP

 SAAJ - SOAP with Attachments API for Java

 SoapUI - SOAP Web Service Testing Tool

 WS-Security - SOAP Message Security Extension

 WS-Security X.509 Certificate Token

 Web Services and SOAP Terminology

 References

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