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.NET Web Services: Web Methods Make it Easy to Publish Your App's Interface over the Internet

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Web Services are a great way to accept and manage contributions to a public clip art library, digital music catalog, or corporate knowledge base. Since the SOAP interface to a Web method operates over HTTP, contributors can easily publish content any time, from anywhere across the Internet. However, accepting binary content and managing content metadata through SOAP over HTTP presents Web Service developers with some interesting design decisions. This article discusses three ways to enable content publishing using Web methods.

Paula Paul

MSDN Magazine March 2002

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I have created an intranet and internet website on a Server2008r2 box with sharepoint 2010. What i want to do is now publish both these on the internet. The intranet one so that people i work with can log in to it and use it for controlling documents and calendars etc, and the internet one so that I have a public accesible website for anyone to look at.

The sites have been created. The server is connected to the internet with a dedicated line. I just wan to get them out there now and start using them.

Noted on one of the other posts i may need an connector licence. Which is fair enough, but really what i want to do just now before i get things out in the open area of the net is just be able to connect to the sites myself for testing from any other internet connection.

So far im having no luck.

Whats the quickest and best route to making sure i can at least access the sites from the internet?

Any help would be great but this is however my first time working with Sharepoint and IIS properly so help IN DETAIL would be even more appreciated.

Im used to just using online hosts and not hosting myself.

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now offering the services are pretty easy -What Would You Do For $


its so easy to earn money throw internet . see this site : http://www.gigrr.com/ - now making money is too easy on internet just think of idea and start selling the same whether you can do anything making a design , selling a product , can wish on phone , can give somebody expert advice , can create a cartoon , sing a song anything - so offer what u can do for the bucks.

>A “herf=http://www.gigrr.com/“>gigrr.com

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