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WF Persistence - Where [DataContract] != [Serializable]
Published Sat, Nov 1 2008 3:27 | William
Let's say you were using Workflow Foundation (WF) and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). Assume you wanted to use WF's Persistence mechanism (which requires types to be Serializable ). And assume that all the objects you were using in the...
WCF to the rescue
Published Mon, Jul 7 2008 19:41 | William
Although part of the idea below was mine, James Ashley was crucial to helping me figure this out. Problem: Without getting into the ghoury details, we have an application that allows users to send messages to large groups of people. Anyone using a client...
Cool Powershell script
Published Tue, May 20 2008 23:59 | William
I can't take credit for this, I came across it in Windows Communication Foundation Unleashe d - but it's very helpful for administering Windows Communication Foundation ... In the <diagnostics> tag of your service's configuration, two...
ChannelFactory.CreateChannel goes to the Gentlemen's Club
Published Mon, May 12 2008 18:07 | William
Currently, I'm tasked with getting some people up to speed on .NET 3.5 as well as WCF. WCF is really cool and it's easy to fall in love with, but it's also easy to cause you to sleep when you're first learning it. So instead of walking...
Pro WCF: Practical Microsoft SOA Implementation
Published Sun, Feb 18 2007 23:41 | William
I went on a book binge this week and have had my nose buried in WCF all week. There's a lot of really good stuff out there, but without a doubt, Pro WCF: Practical Microsoft SOA Implementation by Chris Peiris is probably my favorite. Overall, the book...
Windows Activation Hosting (WAS) and WCF
Published Sun, Jan 28 2007 15:32 | William
A few years ago, I took a job at Tiba Solutions . One of the coolest things about that job was working with Tobin Titus . Tobin is pretty much a bad a55 at all sorts of things and one of the things he really rocked at was Remoting . I learned most of...
Is my Windows Communication Foundaton Service configured correctly?
Published Sat, Jan 27 2007 23:55 | William
One of the really sucky things about doing presentations is that you have to learn what you're talking about first. Actually, there's nothing sucky about learning things, it's just that at until you hit your learning curve, it can be frustrating. It's...


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