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Multithreading in C# 5.0 Cookbook by Eugene Agafonov

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Calling a WCF service asynchronously

This recipe will describe how to create a WCF service, host it in a console application, make service metadata available to clients, and how to consume it in an asynchronous way.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you will need a running Visual Studio 2012. There are no other prerequisites. The source code for this recipe can be found at BookSamples\Chapter9\Recipe4.

How to do it...

To understand how to work with a WCF service, perform the following steps:

  1. Start Visual Studio 2012. Create a new C# Console Application project.
  2. Add references to the System.ServiceModel library. Right-click on the References folder in the project and select the Add reference… menu option. Add references to the System.ServiceModel ...

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