Professional WCF Programming: .NET Development with the Windows Communication Foundation

  • 6h 21m
  • Scott Klein
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2007

Discover how to build service-oriented applications on the .NET Framework with this comprehensive guide to Microsoft's Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). It walks you through all of WCF's features and functionality and then shows you how to apply this information so you can create robust service solutions that are reliable and secure.

you'll learn all about Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and how WCF answers many of the SOA needs. you'll also explore the core makeup of WCF and progress into advanced topics such as security and interoperability. And you'll learn how to effectively build, deploy, and host your application with the help of WCF management tips and techniques.

Professional WCF Programming covers everything you need to know about WCF, including binding, contracts, clients, services, security, and much more.

What you will learn from this book

  • How the .NET Framework 3.0 and WCF extend the .NET Framework 2.0 CLR and how to develop with the Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for WCF
  • All about the WCF programming model and service model
  • Tips for integrating WCF with existing applications and technology
  • Steps for successfully deploying your WCF services
  • Ways to build security into your WCF applications
  • Methods for taking advantage of transactions and queues
  • How to debug and configure your WCF services utilizing the various WCF management tools

Who this book is for

This book is for Windows developers who want to learn about the Windows Communication Foundation and how it can be a benefit in their environment. A good understanding of the .NET Framework and related technologies (such as Web services and the WS-* specifications) will be useful when reading this book, but is not required.

About the Author

Scott Klein is an independent consultant with passions for all things SQL Server, .NET, and XML. He is the author of Professional SQL Server 2005 XML by Wrox, writes the bi-weekly feature article for the SQL PASS Community Connector, and has contributed articles to both Wrox and TopXML. He frequently speaks at SQL Server and .NET user groups.

In this Book

  • Windows Communication Foundation Overview
  • Windows Communication Foundation Concepts
  • Understanding Windows Communication Foundation
  • Addresses
  • Understanding and Programming WCF Bindings
  • Understanding and Programming WCF Contracts
  • Clients
  • Services
  • Transactions and Reliable Sessions
  • Security
  • Customizing Windows Communication Foundation
  • Interoperability and Integration
  • Deploying Windows Communication Foundation
  • Managing Windows Communication Foundation
  • Hosting Windows Communication Foundation Services