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Calling a Web Method in C# without Service Reference

This is a SOAP request

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.

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Calling Web Service without WSDL or Web Reference

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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Rails vs Django vs Play: Battle of frameworks

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This post is a review of those three frameworks considering four criteria: Ease of learning, Speed of development, Tools/Plugins, and Community.

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Setting up your Rails environment from scratch

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This is a complete yet summarized guide to set up a Ruby on Rails development environment on Linux.

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Upgrading your Play app to a newer version

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Let’s assume you have an existing app using Play! 2.1.A and a 2.1.B version was released. You want to update your environment to use that new release. Note: This tutorial was tested to be working with 2.1.* versions; A and B are two arbitrary numbers.