International Journal of Computer Applications
This paper is about integrating heterogeneous web applications using web services. A SOAP web service is being used to integrate applications like ASP.NET, Java and database. As usage of internet is expanding and the concept of web service is gaining publicity so there is a growing market demand for more cost effective and efficient heterogeneous enterprise applications. Web services opens new market to software vendors and these software vendors have an edge over other software vendors using old/traditional models. Even expensive software can be shared by many software applications as a service and hence making it more economical for customers to use it.