WCF Channels AutoOpen vs Open Semantics

Wanted to write up a post on whats the difference between “auto” opening a WCF Channel and explicitly calling “Open” on it. Michael Maruchek posted a detailed and well explained post at http://blogs.msdn.com/mjm/archive/2006/11/13/auto-open-part-1.aspx. Waiting for part 2. Since Micheal did such a wonderful job of explaining the design I just wanted to illustrate the behavior with a…

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Photosynth preview. Wow

First VirtualEarth 3D and now PhotoSynth.No words to describe it. Check it out for yourself (esp the 3D overview of Piazza San Pietro). Maheshwar Jayaraman

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WinFx: UseSynchronizationContext Usage

One of the most common problems we debug with WCF proxies invoked from WinForm/XAML app’s is a perceived hang when duplex contract’s are involved. The app usually has a “click to invoke proxy” button that invokes a method (which will callback the client) on the server and the app will freeze waiting for the response….

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WinFx 3.0 has RTM’d

Sometime last Friday, admist cheers and high fives, our lead PM resolved the last bug that stopped us from signing off on WCF(code named Indigo). Bug # 1 was opened way back when Indigo was in planning stages and with this bug we signed off on the product. Today Microsoft announced RTM of the .Net…

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