Consuming a Web Service Sample
This application demonstrates how to consume various existing .NET Framework Web services, including services providing the current time, a cartoon-a-day, and currency conversion.
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To run this sample
A TabControl provides four different examples of Web service consumption.
Get the local date and time based on a U.S. ZIP code
Convert Euro dollars into any of the 12 ECC-member nation currencies.
Look up sales rank and price information for any book from Amazon and Barnes & Noble by entering an ISBN number.
View the Dilbert cartoon-of-the-Day from the Daily Dilbert Web service. This example invokes the Web service asynchronously.