Our Web Services Resource Center includes loads of great resources gathered from the Web. Study the Web Services tutorials from Microsoft, Sun, IBM and others. Learn about XML, Web services specifications, SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, .NET Web services, consuming XML Web services, Web services architecture and more. Build your own Yahoo! maps mashup and check out our Mashups Resource Center. Build applications that work with the Yahoo! Music Engine. Call SOAP Web Services with AJAX and query the Google Search API using SOAP. Check out the Web services security resources.
Investigate Amazon’s Web services including the Amazon E-Commerce Service (ECS), Amazon historical pricing, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) and the Scalable Simple Queue Service (SQS). Use the Alexa Top sites Web service to access lists of Web sites ordered by Alexa Traffic Rank. Find examples of applications using Amazon Web services, including one in which you can write a letter to Santa with a list of your most wanted items from Amazon. :-)
Use eBay Web services to manage your eBay listings, create a customized interface to search listings on the site, and more. Add search capabilities to your applications with Google APIs. Explore the numerous Yahoo! Web services including the Yahoo! Shopping APIs, the del.icio.us API, Yahoo! Maps Web services, Yahoo! Search Web Services, Yahoo! Traffic Web services, Yahoo! Travel Web services and more. Use the Yahoo! Shopping APIs to syndicate Yahoo! Shopping content and earn revenue through your Web site.
Use Microsoft's MapPoint and Virtual Earth APIs to add location-based and local U.S. information to your applications, such as road maps and labeled aerial photos. Check out several other popular Web services from FedEx, PayPal, Flickr, MusicBrainz and more.
Investigate Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI)—a project for developing a set of specifications that define how Web services should be published so that programmers searching for Web services can find them early. Study the WSDL (Web Services Description Language) specification.
Learn about the various Web Services protocols and markup languages including Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol (BEEP), Business Process Execution Language (BPEL), Electronic Business using eXtensible Markup Language (EbXML), XML Interface for Network Services (XINS) and XML-RPC (Remote Procedure Call).
Find free Web services sample chapters. Check out the Web services related wikis and FAQs. Find answers to your Web services questions and chat with other Web services developers in the various developer forums, discussion groups and newsgroups. Sign up for the Feedburner API feed to get the latest listings of APIs available online, or sign up for the Web services news feed at webservices.org. Listen to what the industry experts have to say in their Web services blogs and podcasts.
Read Web services news from CNET. Get Web services downloads from Download.com. Check out the upcoming Web services conferences around the world. Review Web services related jobs. And find a variety of Web services professional training courses, ranging from one to five days.