SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol is a messaging protocol, allowing programs/apps that run on different operating systems to communicate using HTTP,  XML and other protocols.

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First released 1998
Developed by Dave Winer, Don Box, Bob Atkinson, Mohsen Al-Ghosein
Used by Microsoft, Google, IBM

Interesting facts

When developing Web services, you need to have some sort of language which can be used for web services to talk with client applications. SOAP is the perfect medium which was developed in order to achieve this purpose. This protocol is also recommended by the W3C consortium which is the governing body for all web standards.

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