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Getting Started with WCF 4 using VB 2010


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course introduces the .NET Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) technology and its architecture. It shows how to create a basic WCF service and how to host the service in a managed application, a Windows Service, Internet Information Service (IIS), or Windows Process Application Activation Services (WAS). It also covers how to generate a client proxy class and configuration file to access a WCF service. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Microsoft Technology Specialist: Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 exam (70-513).

Target Audience
All organizations or individual consultants who are using or intend to use the .NET Framework 3.5 with Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Basic 2010 to develop Windows Communication Foundation applications; corporate employees, consultants, and university or college students who are preparing for the associated Technology Specialist: Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 exam (70-513).

Prerequisites
Experience in developing .NET 3.5 or .NET 4 applications with Visual Basic 2010; knowledge of .NET distributed technologies, particularly XML Web Services

Expected Duration (hours)
2.5

Lesson Objectives

Getting Started with WCF 4 using VB 2010

  • recognize the main capabilities of WCF as a single software solution for distributed applications
  • recognize the architecture of WCF
  • create and host a basic WCF service using only code
  • create and host a basic WCF service using code and configuration files
  • implement default endpoints and behaviors
  • implement standard endpoints
  • configure a WCF client
  • use the WCF Service Configuration Editor to create and edit service configuration files
  • create a WCF service
  • create a WCF client
  • use the WCF Service Configuration Editor to create a service configuration file
  • use IIS to host a WCF service
  • use WAS to host a WCF service
  • use self-hosting in a managed Windows service
  • host more than one service in a single process
  • host a WCF service in IIS 7
  • use a Windows service as a WCF host
  • implement a basic WCF application
  • Course Number:
    sd_wcvb_a01_it_enus