Implementing WCF Services

Visual Studio 2015 offers some project templates for creating WCF projects. Table 37.2 lists them all.


TABLE 37.2 WCF Project Templates

This book covers the WCF Service Application template, which is useful because it provides service self-hosting. A WCF service cannot be run or consumed as a standalone and must be hosted inside a .NET application. Host applications can be of several types: Console applications, Internet Information Services (including the Express edition), and ASP.NET Development Server are all valid host applications. The WCF Service Application template provides hosting inside the Internet Information ...

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