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 +# SOAP 
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 +SOAP - Simple Object Access Protocol, is an XML-based communication protocol and encoding format for inter-application communication.
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 +A SOAP API is defined as a standardized communication protocol for XML-based message exchange. SOAP can use different protocols like HTTP or JMS. 
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 +All parameters the server needs to be able to respond to should be a in a W3C standardized XML format and part of the body in the request.
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 +The current specification is version, SOAP 1.2, though version 1.1 is more widespread. SOAP is widely viewed as the backbone to a new generation of cross-platform cross-language distributed computing applications,​ termed Web Services.