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Method overloading in a web service

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Is it possible to overload methods in a web service?  If so, how?  (I am familiar with method overloading in general).
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Yes, you can overload a method, but it requires a unique signature (MethodName) for the web service.

for example:

Suppose you want two functions:

[WebMethod (MessageName="GetData(int)")]
Public GetData(int i)
{

}

[WebMethod (MessageName="GetData(string)")]
Public GetData(string s)
{

}

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Yes, you can overload a method, but it requires a unique signature (MethodName) for the web service.

for example:

Suppose you want two functions:

[WebMethod (MessageName="GetData(int)")]
Public GetData(int i)
{

}

[WebMethod (MessageName="GetData(string)")]
Public GetData(string s)
{

}

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by:_TAD_
ID: 17813234

Yes, you can overload a method, but it requires a unique signature (MethodName) for the web service.

for example:

Suppose you want two functions:

[WebMethod (MessageName="GetData(int)")]
Public GetData(int i)
{

}

[WebMethod (MessageName="GetData(string)")]
Public GetData(string s)
{

}

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