Implementing Web Services using PHP Soap Approach

Mohammad Ali A. Hammoudeh, Ajlan S. Al-Ajlan


Recently, the utilization of IT in the Higher Education institutions has expanded, thus e-Learning must to turn out to be completely embedded into e-Learning and showing practice rather than the traditional approaches to e-Learning. However, this development inside e-Learning frameworks isn't yet completely realized, and the most significant difficulties to this objective are holding students inside instruction and attracting them to take part in Higher Education. One of the methodologies that have been taken to address these difficulties is to utilize the Web services approach to encourage working and participation between Higher Education institutions. Taking account that XML documents are the most commonly applied and successful type of Web services. Being PHP is the best choice for web developers, especially for Web services. This paper will present the proposed approach which aims to expand the current architecture of Web services to meet the technical requirements of the e-Learning framework. It will give an outline of certain strategies that help designers to create SOAP with PHP language. It will portray how to expand PHP Sakai and Moodle to help Web services by utilizing the PHP SOAP method. Besides, it will delineate that this utilization of Web services is a direct advancement of Web programming models, and it will exhibit how PHP can be utilized as a fast and easy development tool for creating them. The spotlight of this paper is to research the expansion of Web services to support PHP Sakai and Moodle by utilizing the PHP SOAP strategy.


PHP language; SOAP strategy; Sakai system; Moodle; Web Services; PHP SOAP Technique

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) – eISSN: 1865-7923
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