how to create web service and consume it?

By j Miracle

here i will show you how to create web services and consume it.

web service is create and consume as following.

a. Create a new website by selecting "ASP.NET Web Site" and giving it a suitable name.

b. service.cs file appears inside the solution with a default webmethod named as "HelloWorld()"

c. Right click on the webservice project and add a web reference instead of adding a normal reference.

d. A window appears that displays a list of webservices knows to the solution.

e. Click on "Webservices in this solution"

f. a search progress bar appears and

g. Select the service that appears in the list

h. progress bar appears once again.

i. web method appears on the screen

j. Click on "Add reference" button. This would add localhost

k. solution would have App_WebReference folder

==>Consumption or Usage:

a. Add a UI (.aspx) to the webservice project

b. Add a button and a label to the form

c. Double click the button to see the click event of the button

d. Create an object of type service localhost.serviceName

e. Write code to display the value returned by the webmethod on the label

f. Execute the solution by setting the added aspx as the startpage.

g. click on the button and the message "Hello World" would be displayed on the label

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