General Overview

This document provides an overview and reference for the XDOC Server Services. XDOC Server services utilize a simple HTTP protocol endpoint similar in concept to RESTful services. Service methods can be invoked with simple HTTP Get and Post methods without the SOAP overhead. This style of service has several advantages over Traditional Web Services including:

This document is divided into the following sections:

S1 Method Invocation Syntax Specification for the syntax used to invoke Service Methods.
S2 Standard XML Schemas Listing of Standard XML payload schemas used across Service Methods.
S3 Security Context Identification Specifications for using a security context to identify the calling application / client.
S4 Security Token Authentication Specifications for using the encrypted security token to protect service invocation.
S5 Method Listing Method Listing with Sample Code showing invocation of Service Methods.