After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the motivation behind Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).
Understand the WCF architecture.
Implement a WCF-based server.
Build a client to use the WCF server.
Released in 2006, the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is one of three main pillars of Microsoft .NET Framework version 3 and later. The other two specific, highly advantageous technological pillars are Windows Workflow Foundation and Windows Presentation Foundation. Each redefines programming within a certain idiom. Windows Workflow Foundation unifies the business work flow model. Windows Presentation Foundation redefines user interface development for ...