Using the Service Bus via REST / HTTP

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] The new Service Bus Durable Messaging features introduced with the May 2011 CTP are really cool, and what’s even better than a slew of new messaging features added to the AppFabric is the fact that many of them are accessible from clients on any platform using HTTP….


New Sample Access Control Cmdlets Available

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] As announced at TechEd North America we have released PowerShell cmdlets which wrap the management API of Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control service. Read about this in the blog post by Vittorio Bertocci. This is a very useful addition to to your Access Control service management options…


An Introduction to Service Bus Queues

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] In the new May CTP of Service Bus, we’re adding a brand-new set of cloud-based, message-oriented-middleware technologies including reliable message queuing and durable publish/subscribe messaging. We’ll walk through the full set of capabilities over a series of blog posts but I’m going to begin by focusing on…


New Service Bus and AppFabric Videos Available

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] As promised, we have released new videos as part of our Windows Azure AppFabric Learning Series available on CodePlex. The new videos cover the new capabilities that enable advanced pub/sub messaging in Service Bus which have been released as CTP, and the capabilities that enable to compose…


WCF Extensibility – IOperationInvoker

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] This post is part of a series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all previous posts and planned future ones, go to the index page. The operation invoker is the last element in the WCF runtime which is invoked before the user code (service implementation)…