News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

DevShed:
Developing SOAP Clients using PHP
August 15, 2007 @ 07:56:00

DevShed has a new article posted today - a tutorial walking you through a sort of brief history of SOAP support in PHP and some working examples of each - NuSOAP, PEAR::SOAP and PHP's SOAP extension.

SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) provides a flexible communication layer between applications, regardless of platform and location. As long as both the server and the client speak SOAP, they can communicate. A PHP-based web application can ask a Java database application to get some information. In this article we will try to focus on different methods of developing SOAP web service clients in PHP.

They start with a look at NuSOAP and the creation of both a client and server (as well as an example on how to use some of its debugging. Next up is PEAR::SOAP, a powerful package that simplifies much of the same functionality NuSOAP has to offer. Finally, they get to the most recent SOAP functionality for PHP, the PHP SOAP extension that comes loaded with PHP5 installations by default. This includes a brief overview of its API and code examples that, in a few lines, do what takes the others twice as much.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
soap client server nusoap pear soap extension tutorial soap client server nusoap pear soap extension tutorial


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Zend Developer Zone: Zend Platform 3.0 Released

Nadeau Software: PHP tip: How to get a web page using CURL

Slashdot.org: Extending and Embedding PHP

Greg Beaver's Blog: Code Coverage Reporting using PEAR, PEAR2, phar, and sqlite3

Oscar Merida's Blog: Using bcrypt to store passwords


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


configure unittest language podcast extension opinion symfony voicesoftheelephpant release laravel version interview series community conference list install introduction composer api

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework