What are the main features of SOAP?

The following list specifies the features of SOAP:

  • SOAP is a communication protocol.
  • SOAP communicates between applications.
  • SOAP is a format for sending messages.
  • SOAP is designed to communicate via Internet.
  • SOAP is platform independent.
  • SOAP is language independent.
  • SOAP is simple and extensible.
  • SOAP allows you to get around firewalls.
  • SOAP developed as a W3C standard.