By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Through the first three chapters of this book, we've looked at how to build BizTalk applications, WCF services, and BizTalk applications that use WCF services. However, simply knowing the nuts and bolts of working code doesn't mean that we're ready to architect maintainable, reusable, service-oriented applications. We need to become intimately familiar with standard patterns and always keep key principles in mind in order to truly build long-lasting SOA solutions.
In this chapter, you will learn:
The definition of a service
The core principles of a service-oriented architecture
Which types of services can be exposed
The standard ...