Web Services using eXtensible Markup Language (XML) based standards are becoming the new archetype for enabling business to business collaborations. This paper describes the conceptual architecture and semantics of constructing and consuming Web Services. It describes how Web Services fit into the enterprise application environment. It discusses Web Services security. Finally, it outlines the flaws of Web Services in their current state.
Gray, Geraldine and O’Connor, Kieran
"Web Services Technology Infrastructure,"
The ITB Journal:
2, Article 10.
Available at: http://arrow.dit.ie/itbj/vol3/iss2/10