Web Services Metrics: A Survey and a Classification
Web Services have emerged as a new Web-based technology paradigm for exchanging information on the Internet using platform-neutral standards, such as XML and adopting Internet-based protocols. They have become a promising technology to design and build complex inter-enterprise business applications. However, Web Services are problematic to measure, control, and manage. Software metrics is vital for the management, control, and measurement of software development and despite the vast amount of techniques/mechanisms and metrics for traditional and Object-Oriented software, there has been a few research and techniques that deals with metrics for Web Services.