Whitepaper: Using Service-Oriented Architecture and Component-Based Development to Build Web Service Applications
This paper describes service-oriented architectures and relates services to software components.
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By Alan Brown, Simon Johnston and Kevin Kelly. All Rights Reserved.

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This paper provides a deeper understanding of service-oriented architectures, relating services to software components and describing how component-based development practices provide a foundation for implementing a service-oriented architecture.