Windows Web Services Functions

The Windows Web Services Functions support the method-based programming model of the Windows Web Services API. The Service Host runtime environment of the Service Model API layer provides the server side programming model. A server-side application opens, closes, and frees a service host resource as needed to process client requests. The Service Proxy provides the client-side API programming model. Client-side applications can send and receive messages over a channel through the service proxy as method calls.

The Windows Web Services API includes the following functions: