O'Reilly logo

WCF 4.0 Multi-tier Services Development with LINQ to Entities by Mike Liu

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Hosting the WCF service in ASP.NET Development Server

HelloWorldService is a class library. It has to be hosted in an environment so that client applications may access it. In this section, we will explain how to host it using ASP.NET Development Server. Later, in the next chapter, we will discuss more hosting options for a WCF service.

Creating the host application

There are several built-in host applications for WCF services within Visual Studio 2010. However, in this section, we will manually create the host application so that you can have a better understanding of what a hosting application is really like under the hood. In subsequent chapters, we will explain and use the built-in hosting application.

To host the library using ASP.NET Development ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required