Accessing Description / Metadata (WSDL) of WCF Web Service

WSDL or service metadata is the core for accessing or using any web service. In ASMX web service, browsing WSDL is straight forward. You develop a web service, host inside IIS and then simply browse ASMX file to view WSDL. But things are not the same with WCF service. If you try to access WCF…

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Exception Handling in WCF Web Service

Exception handling in ASMX web services was a painful job. Information was getting lost over wire / serialization; it was tricky to get fault code back and having a strongly type mapping between service raised exception and client consumed exception was a cumbersome task. But things are not the same with windows communication foundation (WCF)…

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