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Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation 4.0 Cookbook for Developing SOA Applications by Steven Cheng

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Chapter 4. Service Discovery and Proxy Generation

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Creating a typed service client
  • Choosing a specific type for representing a collection parameter
  • Reusing types between service and client
  • Customizing an auto-generated service proxy class in Visual Studio
  • Building an ad-hoc auto-discoverable service
  • Using managed ServiceDiscovery
  • Generating a service proxy in code
  • Customizing auto-generated service metadata

Introduction

As a unified communication platform, WCF can be consumed by various kinds of client applications. And the most common means to consume a WCF service is using a .NET Framework-based client proxy class. There are also different ways to create such kinds of client proxy types using Visual Studio IDE or the .NET ...

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