WebServices with SOAP and WSDL Basics Training Course

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WebServices with SOAP and WSDL Basics

Overall, a very good course. The trainer was very clear and concise and encouraged my learning. I'd recommend this course to others.


Tony Cottle - VirginMobile

WebServices with SOAP and WSDL Basics

Course instructor was excellent, very enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable.


Lawrence Newcombe - BSKYB

WebServices with SOAP and WSDL Basics

I was very impressed by the lecturer.
I especially liked the way he used the flip chart; I've been on too many courses where the lecturer did nothing but talk through powerpoint slides, so this was a refreshing change.


Tim May - BSKYB

WebServices with SOAP and WSDL Basics

The style of training and content delivery was excellent.

Mark Campbell - EDF Energy

Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Course Outline Course Outline

Overview of Web Services

  • Why do we need Web Services?
  • Service-Oriented Architecture Principles (SOA)
  • HTTP and XML - what is the whole buzz about?
  • Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
  • Web Service Description Language (WSDL)
  • Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI)
  • The WS-* profiles - what are these?
  • REST

The XML Technology

  • Why XML with Web Services?
  • The XSD Schema
  • Data representation in XML
  • XSLT based XML transformations
  • HTTP / XML Web Services case study


  • Messaging Model
  • Namespaces
  • SOAP over HTTP
  • The SOAP Envelope
  • The Message Header
  • The Message Body
  • SOAP Faults
  • Attachments

Web Services Description Language

  • Web Services as Component-Based Software
  • The Need for an IDL - history of Distributed Computing
  • Web Services Description Language
  • WSDL Information Model
  • The Abstract Model -- Service Semantics
  • Message Description
  • Messaging Styles
  • The Concrete Model -- Ports, Services, Locations
  • Extending WSDL -- Bindings
  • Service Description

Handling Binary Content

  • The WS-I Attachments Profile
  • Using base64Binary
  • MIME Attachments

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2 £1415 £1400 £1250
3 £1170 £1150 £1050
4 £1048 £1025 £950
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Upcoming Courses

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Leicester - St. Georges HouseThu, 2016-09-15 09:30£1850 / £2350
Swansea- Princess HouseMon, 2016-09-19 09:30£1850 / £2150
Belfast City CentreThu, 2016-09-22 09:30£1850 / £2350
Plymouth Drake CircusMon, 2016-09-26 09:30£1850 / £2150
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