Final version of WWSAPI for Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003 and Server 2008 and my plans

In today’s post: Check out this post that announces availability of the final version of WWSAPI runtime for Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003 and Server 2008. This version corresponds to the one released in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.Please make sure to regenerate all code using the new version of wsutil.exe tool. You…


New article on connecting native C++ code and WCF web services

Nishant Sivakumar has put together a great article describing how to use WWSAPI to build native code clients to WCF services and how to implement web services in native C++ code using WWSAPI. You may find it on code Thanks Nish!


Quick follow up on the talk during TechReady9

If you had a chance to attend my talk during TechReady9, you may find below the links to the content I have mentioned during the talk. Thanks everyone for great questions, all feedback and comments. Looking forward to chat with you more and dig deeper into how Windows Web Services can help your customers. Videos…


Sample of C++ Client to Exchange Web Services

For sometime I thought that I should post a native code sample of a client code to Exchange Web Services. After all, we have used WSDL for EWS to tune wsutil.exe and test interoperability during developement of WWSAPI. I have even built a prototype but never had a chance to finish it. However, after this post…


New videos on how to build web services in C++ on Windows Server 2008 R2

You can now find two more videos on building both client and service in native C/C++ code on Windows Server 2008 R2. There are on the channel 9: The videos show step by step creation of a client and a service from the sample I used during TechEd 2009. You can find source code…


Release Candidate of Windows Web Services API for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008

Updated on 10/01/2009 – This version is not available anymore. Windows Web Services API Release Candidate is now available for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. The table below summarizes level of Service Packs and CPU architectures supported by the Release Candidate:  Windows Version Service Pack x86 x64 ia64 Windows…


Follow up from building web services in native C/C++ code session at TechEd 2009

Thanks everyone for attending the session on building web services in C++ code during TechEd 2009! I greatly appreciate all your questions, comments and suggestions. Please fill out the evaluation of this session if you have done this yet. To evaluate this session, open Session List page, search for DTL311 session. Once the search finds…


How to use tracing with the RC version of Windows Web Services

Tracing in Windows Web Services uses Event Tracing to let you know about what happens inside the WWS runtime after your code calls into the API. Tracing is available on all versions of Windows we support (XP, Vista, 2003, 2008 and 7). In case of Windows 7, once you install Windows 7 Release Candidate and…


Release Candidate version of Windows Web Services in Windows 7 RC

You have probably already noticed that Windows 7 Release Candidate became available earlier this week. To continue using Windows Web Services on Windows 7 Release Candidate, you need to download Windows SDK for Windows 7 RC. It is available in ISO and Web Setup format.  Web setup allows you to install a specific subset of…


All resources for connecting native C/C++ code to web services on one page

For some time I was planning to put together one page with top resources available to developers to start using WWSAPI. Yeasterday I have finally found time to do it. Here it is: I will keep updating this page with new resources as they come online. At some point, something similar should appear on…