Windows Communication Foundation Hands-On June 2006 CTP/RC1 Updates: Chapter Four

The code to accompany chapter four of Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation-Hands On!, updated for the June 2006 CTP/RC1 release is here: http://www.electronicfiles.net/files/3741/Security.zip.    The June 2006 CTP/RC1 release itself is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8d09697e-4868-4d8d-a4cf-9b82a2ae542d&DisplayLang=en. 

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Windows Communication Foundation Hands-On June 2006 CTP/RC1 Updates: Chapter Three

The code to accompany chapter three of Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation-Hands On!, updated for the June 2006 CTP/RC1 release is here: http://www.electronicfiles.net/files/3741/03.zip.    The June 2006 CTP/RC1 release itself is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8d09697e-4868-4d8d-a4cf-9b82a2ae542d&DisplayLang=en. 

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Windows Communication Foundation Hands-On June 2006 CTP/RC1 Updates: Chapter Two

The code to accompany chapter two of Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation-Hands On!, updated for the June 2006 CTP/RC1 release is here: http://www.electronicfiles.net/files/3741/02.zip.    The June 2006 CTP/RC1 release itself is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8d09697e-4868-4d8d-a4cf-9b82a2ae542d&DisplayLang=en. 

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Windows Communication Foundation Extensibility Points

If you are interested in the Windows Communication Foundation, then you really should follow Ralph Squillace’s blog with keen interest.  Ralph has the job of writing documentation for the technology, and his posts are packed with insightful riches.  This post is intended as a tribute to The Most Useful Windows Communication Foundation Blog Post Ever,…

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Xbox 360 Retail Store Inventory Tracker – Interlude

Today, I was demonstrating the Xbox 360 Retail Store Inventory Tracker to the Longhorn Server Ascend Application Platform workshop in Toronto … and it actually found an Xbox in a retail store: a Circuit City in Delaware!!!  So the things actually do exist!

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Xbox 360 Retail Store Inventory Tracker #2

The Windows Workflow Foundation Synthesizes the Components of a Solution   If you want to know how the Xbox 360 retail store inventory tracker described in my previous post works, then you just have to look at the code.  I don’t mean that you have to read the code; you can just look at it,…


Xbox 360 Retail Store Inventory Monitor #1

This post is the first in a series about my application for finding the very rare Xbox 360 on retail store shelves in the United States.  It uses all three of the core WinFX technologies and demonstrates how the Windows Presentation Foundation can be used to have a visceral impact on the user how the…

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The Economy of Identity

Canadian writer, William Gibson, is one of the most important science fiction authors of recent years, and generally considered to be the greatest practitioner of the cyberpunk style.  Several movies have been made from his works, the most well-known being Johnny Mnemonic.  My favorite Gibson work is the short story, New Rose Hotel, which was…

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Contract-First Development and Diagnosable Mental Disorders

Data sent from Windows Communication Foundation clients to Windows Communication Foundation Services is serialized to XML within the client, and de-serialized from XML within the service.  There are two XML serializers that the Windows Communication Foundation can use to accomplish that.    One of those is a new XML serializer provided with the Windows Communication…

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Windows Communication Foundation Hands-on!

The book is on its way: I finished my last chapter this past Wednesday, and I believe Marc was up into the wee hours of this morning finishing his.  Nigel is furiously banging away on his chapter now that he has his hands on a new InfoCard build.    And we have an entry on…

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