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Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook by Abhishek Sur

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Chapter 2. Enhancements to WCF 4.5

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Understanding Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) by creating a basic application
  • Hosting a WCF service in different hosting environments
  • Streaming data over a network using a WCF service
  • Writing a REST-based WCF service
  • Creating a WCF service using the Open Data Protocol standards
  • Extending a WCF service (service extensibility)

Introduction

In today's world, enterprise applications are the key to any enterprise. We are in the age of devices. People use one or multiple devices to be connected with the external world. Business processes need shared services, which can be consumed by these devices. Basically, an application can either consume data directly from the ...

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