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What Is Service-Oriented Architecture (20 tags)
Service-Oriented Architecture underpins most modern web services. It aims to achieve loose coupling between interacting software agents in order to preserve the benefits of reusability, extensibility and simplicity.

Creating and Consuming Web Services With PHP (18 tags)
Find out how to create XML-RPC, SOAP and REST web services using PHP, the most popular scripting language for web applications.

Calling SOAP Servers from JS in Mozilla (18 tags)
Interacting with web servers through forms and user actions alone seems so dry and boring. The full-fledged SOAP client built into the Mozilla family of browsers can make your applications more active and useful. Zachary Kessin shows how to write a simple SOAP server in PHP that communicates with Mozilla through JavaScript.

A PHP Web Services Client (12 tags)
Web services are promised to make your life easier. For now, a few companies allow you access to their data through web services APIs. Adam Trachtenberg, coauthor of PHP Cookbook, demonstrates how to write a PHP application to Amazon's web services API.

An Introduction to Service-Oriented Architecture from a Java Developer Perspective (10 tags)
Service-oriented architectures offer a new way to think about building software applications, with coarse-grained pieces of functionality split out into "services" that communicate with standardized, widely understood interfaces like XML and SOAP. In this article, Debu Panda shows you how to design and connect SOAs.