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

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Preface

WCF is Microsoft's recommended model for building services and Entity Framework is Microsoft's preferred ORM for accessing underlying data storages. Learning WCF and Entity Framework has become essential and critical for every software developer to survive in this SOA world.

This book is a step-by-step tutorial to guide you through learning WCF, Entity Framework, LINQ, and LINQ to Entities. You will be guided to create five WCF and Entity Framework solutions, of which three are multi-layered real-world WCF service solutions, so you will not only be reading, but also be coding through the book, to gain practical experience of WCF and Entity Framework. Various test clients will be associated with each solution and all solutions can be built ...

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