Windows Communication Foundation 4 Step by Step:
by John Sharp

Item# 0735645566
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Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building connected, service-oriented applications.

Teach yourself the essentials of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) 4 -- one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the clear guidance and hands-on examples you need to begin creating Web services for robust Windows-based business applications.

Discover how to:

  • Build and host SOAP and REST services
  • Maintain service contracts and data contracts
  • Control configuration and communications programmatically
  • Implement message encryption, authentication, and authorization
  • Manage identity with Windows CardSpace
  • Begin working with Windows Workflow Foundation to create scalable and durable business services
  • Implement service discovery and message routing
  • Optimize performance with service throttling, encoding, and streaming
  • Integrate WCF services with ASP.NET clients and enterprise services components

    Your Step by Step digital content includes:

  • Practice exercises
  • Downloadable code samples
  • Fully searchable online edition of the book -- with unlimited access on the Web


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    Publisher: Microsoft Press
    Page Count (est.): 700
    ISBN10: 0735645566
    ISBN13: 9780735645561
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 11/28/2010