What is the difference between SOAP and REST?

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In this example, we are sharing the difference between SOAP and REST using compassion table. The difference between SOAP and REST are listed below table.

SOAPREST
It is a protocol.It is an architectural style.
It stands for Simple Object Access Protocol.It can use soap because it uses any other protocols.
It uses services interfaces to expose the business logic.It uses URI to expose business logic.
It permits XML data format only.It permits different data format such as HTML, XML, JSON etc.

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