Web services are services that provide functionality and data
via the internet. Similarly to a search engine, queries will be sent
from a sender, which in this case is not a person, rather a software
program. The web service returns the results to the program querying
it. Web services can be provided for use either internally or
externally to the company.
If you'd like to, for example, find the name of a bank based on a
routing code, a web service can determine and return the desired data
using an operation. The operations are described using WSDL (Web
Services Description Language) files. The exchange of information takes
place via an exchange of XML files.
In order to use a web service, the URL with which the web service is
identified must be known. Additionally, special software is required to
interpret the information that is delivered.
With Intrexx, web service provisions can be consumed without requiring additional
programming efforts. Furthermore, you can provide your own web services.
Registering web services
A new web service can by added via the context menu
Information about the context menu
functions can be found
You can discover how to configure buttons in applications so that they use
data from the web service
For the action Configure web service
, the user
needs to have the portal permission
Manage Intrexx web services
and permission to access the
module. In order to edit web service calls,
the permission Manage Intrexx web services