An simple introduction to Web Services and how to use them to create connected apps.
Introduction to Web
And how to use them in your apps
Undergraduate student – ECE Department
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What’s a Web Service?
Most web applications use a
Database to store their data
and a Front-End to present it.
The Web Service connects
the Front-End to the
Database enabling it to
access stored data.
Why are Web Services useful?
Using an extra layer as a way to provide data to
your app reduces complexity and improves
Separating data from the front-end makes it easier
to work with a team
When done right, services are accessible from any
platform as they are based on open standards
Where have I used services?
Most mobile apps
Application Interfaces (APIs)
And every other application using dynamic
We will add scoreboard support to the “Find the
Number” app following these steps:
Create a database to store our data
Create a WCF Service to get/send data from
Use the service to connect the application to
Get the complete code
You can get the full project at:
It’s GitHub repo
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