Archive+for+July%2C+2009

having fun with SOAP

Monday, July 20th, 2009

For a while now I’ve been knee deep in the SOAP and XML swamps.

These cool swaps feature

  • changing case sensitivity “Request” and “request” u need both…
  • great fun with datatypes that exist in the language the server is written in but are absent in the clients environment
  • undocumented behaviour that you only stumble across trying things that don’t really make any sense…

and to make things even more fun, the documentation page just went out of service yesterday… horraay!

Practical experience with SOAP is far less straightforward as some uni lecturer suggested…

And as if page after page of XML-junk weren’t enough, at the same time uni exams are looming: 2000+ powerpoint slides ahead, collision course set…