Consuming Web Services on Mobile Platforms

Date Added: Oct 2009
Format: PDF

Web services are an emerging technology that provides interoperability between applications running in different platforms. The Web services technology provide the best approach to Service Oriented Architecture envision of component collaboration for better business requirements fulfilment in large enterprise systems. The challenges in implementing Web ser-vices consuming clients for low-resources mobile devices connected through unreliable wire-less connections are delimited. The paper also presents a communication architecture that moves the heavy load of XML-based messaging system from the mobile clients to an external middleware component.