[Opa] Interfacing with OPA using SOAP

Adam Koprowski Adam.Koprowski at mlstate.com
Tue Feb 7 13:41:25 UTC 2012

  Hey Franck,

  Glad to hear you're evaluating Opa -- hope you like it too :).

  I don't know anything about SOAP in Opa, so I hope someone
more knowledgeable will answer you. Indeed the API does not show many
results when searching for SOAP <http://doc.opalang.org/#!/search/Soap>.
Note however that Opa can easily & nicely deal with XML (both producing and
parsing) so building a thin layer library for SOAP on top of what's in
there should not be too difficult and should give you want you need. In
fact Opa's type-system and its safety and higher-order nature make
constructing such libraries/abstractions both easy & powerful.


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 13:39, <franck.guillaud at free.fr> wrote:

> Hello Opa-World,
> I'm actually evaluating OPA for my professionnal projects.
> After going here and there in the docs and the site, I've found very little
> information in the docs about SOAP use, being as a client or as a server.
> This
> is essantial for a vianle integration in our IT ecosystem.
> Of course, a developper can use a usual HTTP request and handle manually
> the
> decoding/encoding of the SOAP body, but this is really a pain and I guess
> not
> the goals of both SOAP and Opa
> Is there any plan to ease support of SOAP in Opa, or is there an
> information I
> missed ?
> Thanks for any toughts/pointers/samples on this subject.
> Best regards,
> Franck.
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*Adam Koprowski                [http://adam-koprowski.net]
Opa Tech Evangelist @ MLstate [http://opalang.org | http://mlstate.com]*
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