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WCF 4.5 Multi-Layer Services Development with Entity Framework by Mike Liu

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Summary

In this chapter, we learned the basic concepts of the WCF extension and extended service behavior of the HelloWorld service. In this sample extension, we just logged all incoming and outgoing messages, but in your environment, you can do much more than just logging messages. There are many extension points and you should examine your WCF service needs and pick the most appropriate extension points according to your application requirements.

This is the last chapter of the book. Through this book, we learned how to create, host, and debug a WCF service. We also learned WCF exception handling and applied best practice to our WCF service development. As Entities Framework is now the standard data access ORM, we explored LINQ, LINQ to Entities, ...

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