WCF Virtual Lab

  A Server Scenario Lab with Windows Communication Foundation Virtual Lab   This MSDN Virtual Lab is built on Windows Vista, Visual Studio 2005 and .NET Framework 3.0. It provides an overview of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) built on a Fabrikam CRM Scenario. The lab is aimed at .NET Developers who have not used WCF…

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WCF and WSDL

By definition the Web Service Description Language (WSDL) is the XML based document that describes a Web Service. It specifies the location of the service and the operation or methods the service exposes. One of the nice features of both WCF and ASMX services is that you don’t have to understand the inner workings of…

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Web Service Software Factory

The Web Service Software Factory (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of tools, patterns, source code and prescriptive guidance that helps our customers quickly and consistently construct Web services that adhere to well known architecture and design patterns. The Service Factory provides guidance that addresses many of the challenges associated with…

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Introducing the <DataContract>

As we have seen in previous articles. Creating a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service begins with annotating the class with a <ServiceContract> attribute and an <OperationContract> for each exposed operation. The design of WCF uses these attributes to expose the service endpoints and to determine the mapping of incoming and outgoing data between the worlds…

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Integrating WCF with your existing ASMX Services

I am betting that you have at least one if not more ASMX services available today within your applications. So how do you get going with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and maintain that existing code? In this article we will look at an example of how this can be done. We will start with an…

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How To: Hosting a WCF Service in IIS

How To: Hosting a WCF Service in IIS In this article we looked at the basics of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and how it can be used to host a service within a Windows Form. In reality, many applications today already take advantage of IIS to host HTTP based services like ASMX Web Services. As…

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How To: Building a WCF Service and consumer

How To: Building a WCF Service and consumer Do you see service everywhere? Alright I admit that may not be an original. However, with Windows Communication Foundation and the .NET Framework 3.0 you can.WCF is the unified programming model for building service oriented applications. It is designed to simplify the creation of connected applications through…

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How To: Building a WCF Service and consumer (Article)

How To: Building a WCF Service and consumer Do you see service everywhere? Alright I admit that may not be an original. However, with Windows Communication Foundation and the .NET Framework 3.0 you can.WCF is the unified programming model for building service oriented applications. It is designed to simplify the creation of connected applications through…

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