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Windows Communication Foundation 4 Step by Step

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  • Copyright 2011
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 740
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-4557-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-4557-8

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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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Communication Foundation
  • Chapter 2: Hosting a WCF Service
  • Chapter 3: Making Applications and Services Robust
  • Chapter 4: Protecting an Enterprise WCF Service
  • Chapter 5: Protecting a WCF Service over the Internet
  • Chapter 6: Maintaining Service Contracts and Data Contracts
  • Chapter 7: Maintaining State and Sequencing Operations
  • Chapter 8: Implementing Services by Using Workflows
  • Chapter 9: Supporting Transactions
  • Chapter 10: Implementing Reliable Sessions
  • Chapter 11: Programmatically Controlling the Configuration and Communications
  • Chapter 12: Implementing One-Way and Asynchronous Operations
  • Chapter 13: Implementing a WCF Service for Good Performance
  • Chapter 14: Discovering Services and Routing Messages
  • Chapter 15: Building REST Services
  • Chapter 16: Using a Callback Contract to Publish and Subscribe to Events
  • Chapter 17: Managing Identity with Windows CardSpace
  • Chapter 18: Integrating with ASP.NET Clients and Enterprise Services Components


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