Creating a task-based WCF service

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) remains a mature technology, so there is little difference in developing these applications and services with VS2015. Since WCF is a technology focused on network communications, the visible changes in Visual Studio are quite small. However, with .NET Framework 4.6.2, there have been many bug fixes and stability enhancements to ensure that it performs as expected.

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WCF is Microsoft's framework designed for use in creating applications based on service-oriented architecture. Some of the features provided by WCF include interoperability, service metadata, data contracts, and security. For in-depth information on using WCF, refer to Microsoft's introduction at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms731082(v=vs.110).aspx, ...

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