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Last week I gave you a method that, using SOAP and HttpWebRequest, allowed you to invoke a Web Method without a WSDL or a Web Reference. Well today, I’ll give you an improved version of that method. In fact I’ll give you a whole ready-to-use class with additional functionality.
Once I had to test in C# a dozen of web services developed by a third-party. However they provided no WSDL and no ASMX – therefore it would be impossible to use Web References. They only provided the name of the web methods, their urls, calling credentials and an XML request example.
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