Chapter 7. Interoperability

In This Chapter

The Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) provides a unified API for messaging. Chapter 6, “Legacy Integration,” shows how to use the WCF to integrate with Microsoft technologies such as MSMQ and COM+. In addition to integration, the Windows Communication Foundation also provides significant benefits when it comes to interoperability. This chapter examines how to interoperate with other systems using Web services.

WCF is part of WinFX and has a dependency on the .NET Framework 2.0. For scenarios in which a client is ...

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