Handling Exceptions in WCF
WCF applications can throw communication exceptions that both services and clients need to handle. Typically, the most common exception in the WCF development is the
System.ServiceModel.FaultException; it offers a generic, strongly typed flavor and a nongeneric one. The exception needs to first be handled in the WCF service, but the nongeneric implementation is less useful than the generic one because it provides less detailed information. Because of this, it is now important to consider how to handle the
FaultException(Of T). Replace the
ValidateBook method definition in the
IBookService interface as follows:
<OperationContract()> <FaultContract(GetType(Book))>Function ValidateBook(bookToValidate ...