Hybrid and Combined SharePoint provider hosted addin

SharePoint 2013 provider hosted addins template in Visual studio comes with one disadvantage  – It is designed for either onprem or online. Also, it is designed for a single app. My customer’s requirements were simple- 1. Hybrid:There should be only 1 web project in visual studio for SharePoint online and on-premises. So, the app/add-in should consider both S2S…


Using XBAP in client applications using webbrowser controls

  Using XBAPs in client applications using webbrowser controls.   WPF XBAP applications are now widely used in server applications. However, they present some unique challenges when we want to use them in Windows or client applications.   These challenges are typically Communication between client app to xbap Communication between xbap to client application Deployment…


How to Enable/Disable WCF Tracing through code

Recently I was working on logging WCF messages in our project. However, I found out that we cant really enable/disable logging programatically or through code in the same appdomain as wcf service.We can see why here. This forum actually tells the solution of creating a different appdomain to log the traces or creating a config…


Taking advantage of VSTS Load Testing for WCF Services

In WCF services, it becomes extremely important to test the configuration(Binding,Security,Instancing) and the actual implementation of the service are *optimum* for the expected and higher user loads. Though Load testing is a very common feature of VSTS,most of the WCF developers are unaware of it.I found this load testing very useful and important in order to uncover any…