When you work in a form inside SharePoint, you will often come across the requirement of working with the external WebServices. ClaySys AppForms does not restrict you from connecting to any datasource available in the network or on the internet. You can connect to the webservice to read/write data unless you have restrictions from the server to have the connectivity to the webservice from the server.
DataSource Settings Navigation
Create a new WebService DataSource
Example for Online WebService
2. To review the functionality of the TempConvert WebService deeply add ‘wsdl’ after ‘?’ in URL and you shall get the XML page containing request and response.
3. Click CelsiusToFahrenheit; enter the value for parameter and click invoke to test the operation using HTTP POST.
Above is the response (Fahrenheit) for the requested (Celsius) value.
Example for SharePoint WebService
Use the below URL to view List WebService. This is a SharePoint web service.
To review the functionality of the List WebService deeply add ‘wsdl’ after ‘?’ in URL and you shall get the XML page containing request and response.