This category welcomes submission of resources covering the development of Web Services, i.e. programmable web components utilizing technologies such as UDDI, WSDL, SOAP, and XML.A Web service is a set of functionalities that are packaged as a single entity and published to the Web for use by other applications. Web services are building blocks for creating open distributed systems, and allow companies and individuals to quickly and cheaply make their digital assets available worldwide. One early example is Microsoft Passport, a convenient authentication service hosted by Microsoft. Here are some other examples:
This category is NOT for general commercial services provided over the web or commercial services for building Web Services. These sites should be submitted to the Computers: Internet: Web Design and Development category. Submitting a site to inappropriate category will delay the listing of the site.
This category is specifically for resources that help developers in the development of Web Services or development of applications that use other Web Services.