Appendix. Advanced Topics

THERE ARE MANY things to know to develop applications with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). Although this book has tried to incorporate everything the average developer needs to know about WCF, some things did not get discussed. The purpose of this appendix is to fill some of those gaps.

Publishing Metadata Endpoints

We have already discussed metadata in Chapter 1, “Basics.” This discussion gave an introduction to exposing the configuration of services using metadata. However, it did not go into details on how the metadata is exposed. Later on we introduced the concept of bindings in Chapter 4, “Bindings,” but limited the discussion to those bindings meant to expose services; we did not focus on metadata bindings. ...

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