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Windows Communication Foundation Resource Center
Windows Communication Foundation Resource Sites
Windows Communication Foundation
The .NET Framework Developer Center resources include articles on subjects such as a WCF performance comparison, security, WCF messaging fundamentals, serialization, bindings and channels, and an architecture overview, links to newsgroups and forums, downloads, essential information, library, downloads, support and community.
Windows Communication Foundation
The .NET Framework 3.0 WCF information includes links to a documentation guide, a conceptual overview, basic WCF programming, WCF feature details, extending WCF, best practices guidelines, administration and diagnostics, system requirements, WCF samples, tools, general reference, feedback and community, privacy information and references.
WCF Architecture Overview
“Windows Communication Foundation Architecture Overview,” from Microsoft Developer Network. Discusses WCF fundamentals, endpoints, the EndpointAddress, bindings, contracts, behaviors, service and channel descriptions, the WCF runtime, the WCF message, the WCF channels, the EndpointListener, the ServiceHost, the ChannelFactory, defining and implementing a contract, defining Endpoints and starting the service, sending messages to an Endpoint, defining a customer behavior, and applying a customer behavior.
WCF Resources
Resources: The Code Project’s Windows Communication Foundation resource topics include duplex operations and IU threads, the NullTransport, automating Windows applications using the WCF Equipped Eject component, communications options, globalization patterns, adding event-driven behavior to WCF applications, setting up a simple web service, port sharing features, debugging web applications, how to build a client/server application, sharing types between a service and a client, writing a WCF service, and more.
Windows Communications Foundation Resource Kit,295582,sid8_gci1160758,00.html
Windows Communications Foundation Resource Kit from TechTarget. Locate links to resources for the Windows Communications Foundation topics include connecting web services with the System.ServiceModel, what WCF brings to SOA, designing service contracts with WCF, a WCF architecture overview, WCF products and services, versioning WCF service contracts, integrating COM+ components with WCF, RPC vs. messaging in WCF, service reliability, building WCF services, and downloads.
One-Way Calls, Callbacks and Events
Article: “WCF Essentials: What You Need to Know About One-Way Calls, Callbacks, and Events,” by Juval Lowy. Discusses one-way operations, callback operations, client callback setup, callback reentrancy, events, the publish-subscribe framework, managing persistent subscribers, event publishing, administrating persistent subscribers, and queued publishers and subscribers.
Serialization in Windows Communication Foundation
Article: “Serialization in Windows Communication Foundation,” by Aaron Skonnard. Discusses serializing and encoding, behind the scenes, defining serialization mapping, working with XmlSerializer, working with DataContractSerializer, working with NetDataContractSerializer, and advanced serialization concepts.
Security in Windows Communication Foundation
Article: “Security in Windows Communication Foundation,” by Keith Brown. Discusses what CIA (Confidentiality, Integrity and Authentication) authorization can do for you, choices in Windows Communication Foundation, transport security, message security, credentials, default security in standard bindings, discovering client identity, and installing a certificate with HTTPCFG.
Instance Management Techniques for Developing WCF
Article: “Discover Mighty Instance Management Techniques for Developing WCF Apps,” by Juval Lowy. Discusses per-call services, per-session services, shareable services, duplicating a proxy, sharing an instance, singleton services, demarcating operations, instance deactivation, throttling, configuring throttling, and reading throttled values.
Windows Communication Foundation Architecture
Article: “Windows Communication Foundation Architecture,” from Microsoft Developers Network. Shows a graphical chart of the components of the WCF including contracts, service runtime, messaging and activation and hosting and defines and explains contracts, descriptions, service runtime, messaging, hosting and activation.
Windows Communication Foundation Resources
Windows Communication Foundation Resources. Links are provided to WCF documentation, a conceptual overview, getting started tutorial, basics of WCF programming, feature details, extending WCF, guidelines and best practices, administration and diagnostics, samples, tools, general references, feedback and community, privacy information and more.
Windows Communication Foundation
Article: "Windows Communication Foundation," by Scott Klein. Discusses Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), the WCF, the guts of WCF, the address, bindings, contracts, behaviors, and WCF benefits.
Communication Options with WCF: Part 1
Article: “Communication Options with WCF: Part 1,” by Al Alberto. Discusses what a service is, what the WCF is, service contracts (exposing functionality), data contracts (exposing data types), coding options in WCF, endpoints, implementing a WCF service, deploying a WCF service, proxies, and consuming a WCF service.
Comparison of WCF & Distributed Communication Tech
Article: “A Performance Comparison of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) with Existing Distributed Communication Technologies,” by Saurabh Gupta. Discusses what WCF is, goals, and comparisons to ASP.NET Web Services, Web Services Enhancements, .NET Enterprise Services, and .NET Remoting. Appendices discuss a description of bindings and performance test machine configuration.
Creating RESTful Web Services with WCF
Article: "Creating RESTful Web Services with Windows Communion Foundation," by Aaron Lerch. Discusses the representational state transfer, what's new in WCF, the System.UriTemplate, bindings, behaviors, hosts, and creating a service.
Hosting and Consuming WCF Services
Article: “Hosting and Consuming WCF Services,” by Chris Peiris and Dennis Mulder. Discusses exploring your hosting options, understanding .NET application domains, hosting environment features, hosting environment requirements, self-hosting your service, hosting in Windows services, hosting using Internet Information Services (IIS), core IIS 5.1 and 6.0 features, hosting WCF services in IIS, accessing ServiceHost in IIS, recycling, ASP.NET compatibility model, Windows XP and IIS 5.1, Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6.0, hosting in IIS 7.0, Windows activation services, hosting options, consuming WCF services, service proxies, using Visual Studio 2005, and command-line implementation.

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