The International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering
Web service is defined as software at a network address over the web or the cloud; it is a service in the perception of utility computing. It can summarize a specific assignment or can be designed as a composition of different services, representing a complex aggregation. The web services abstract model describes the process of discovery, request and response. Discovery is the method for finding the service that provides the functionality which is required. The API which is used for web in the development of web services is simpler REpresentational State Transfer (REST).