WCF Development Improvements in .NET 3.5 sp1


WCF Development Improvements


.NET 3.5 SP1 and VS 2008 SP1 include several enhancements for WCF development.  Some of these include:



  • Significant scalability improvements (5-10x) in Web-hosted application scenarios
  • Support for using ADO.NET Entity Framework entities in WCF contracts
  • API usability improvements with DataContract Serializers, and with the UriTemplate and WCF web programming models
  • Enhanced TestClient support within VS 2008 SP1
  • New Hosting Wizard in VS 2008 SP1 for WCF Service Projects
  • Improved debugging support in partial trust scenarios

DataContracts without attributes (POCO support) in .NET 3.5 SP1


http://www.pluralsight.com/community/blogs/aaron/archive/2008/05/13/50934.aspx


 


DataContracts and object references


 


http://www.pluralsight.com/community/blogs/aaron/archive/2008/05/14/50943.aspx


 


WCF features/improvements in .NET 3.5 SP1 & VS 2008 SP1


 


http://www.pluralsight.com/community/blogs/aaron/archive/2008/05/12/50909.aspx


 


 


Orcas SP1 Improvement: Asynchronous WCF HTTP Module/Handler for IIS7 for Better Server Scalability


 


http://blogs.msdn.com/wenlong/archive/2008/08/13/orcas-sp1-improvement-asynchronous-wcf-http-module-handler-for-iis7-for-better-server-scalability.aspx


 

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