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

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Hosting a WCF service in different hosting environments

Hosting a service is an important part of any service. Coming from web services, WCF exposes more relevant APIs to handle different kinds of hosting environments. A WCF service can be hosted virtually anywhere, starting from a simple Console Application, a Windows Service, IIS, or even other hosting services such as Windows Activation Service. After the service is hosted on an environment, the service endpoint for a particular service gets exposed. When the host process runs, WCF will be available using the configured endpoints.

Hosting a WCF service in different hosting environments

Any .NET application runs using a Windows process. Inside a process, ...

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