Web Services: Towards the Next Steps

WWW2006, Edinburgh, Scotland

Hugo Haas, hugo@w3.org
W3C Web Services Activity Lead

Pipers on the streets of Edinburgh

Example of use of Web services

Web merchant

Web services: main characteristcs

WS2 brochure front page

XML-based messages
for platform-independent machine processing
Machine-processable descriptions
facilitating integration
Framework focused on extensibility
providing loose coupling and maximizing interoperability

Traditional Web interaction

Traditional Web interaction

Web services interaction

Web services interaction

Web services infrastructure

Stack of W3C technologies

Web services Recommendations

Agenda for this session