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SOAP-Based vs. RESTful Web Services: A Case Study for Multimedia Conferencing

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RESTful Web services are now emerging as an alternative to SOAP-based Web services and might be a more suitable choice in some cases. A comparison of two Web programming interfaces - the standard Parlay-X multimedia SOAP-based Web service and a RESTful Web service that offers the same functionalities - for developing multimedia conferencing applications shows that the RESTful Web interface offers better performance.

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IEEE Internet Computing  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 4 )