Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation on the Visual Basic Community Site
An article/walktrough I wrote on Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation has been posted to the Visual Basic Community Site.
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s next generation platform for building distributed systems. It was released as part of the .NET Framework 3.0 and is designed to consolidate and extend the APIs from previous versions of the Framework (i.e. ASP.NET Web Services, .NET Remoting, Enterprise Services (COM+), and message queuing).
Getting started with WCF isn’t difficult but there are a couple steps along the way that may not be obvious. This article will walk you through the process of creating and consuming two simple services. To achieve this goal we need to discuss service classes, service hosts, service configuration, and client proxies.
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