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What is the difference between SOAP and REST

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Out of ideas

.Net Frameword 4 SOAP Web Service



We want to upgrade from VS2005 to VS2010. Before we do that, I would like some clarity about some things.


Can we build typical SOAP webservices with the 4 Framework as I could with 2.0?


Would a WCF Service allow me to have both REST/SOAP services in one application?


Is Framework 4 ONLY for REST services and I need to stick to 3.5 for SOAP?


I downloaded the free Web Developer 2010, but I cannot seem to get anywhere trying to figure this out.


Thanks for any input.





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