It enables software developers to use the capabilities of a underlying network. The APIs are deliberately high level abstractions and designed to be simple to use. An application developer can, for example, invoke a single Web Service request to get the location of a mobile device or initiate a telephone call.
Useful resources for developer
- Java SE Components for Telecom Web Services with source code included. It is based on Parlay X.
- Telecom Web Services Network Emulator – It is based on Java EE technology and runs on Sun Java System Application Server (SJSAS) and on Tomcat 6. The emulator implements the features of a Parlay X gateway and can be used to test Parlay X applications without the need for a gateway. The emulator is mainly based on Parlay X