Chapter 12. Implementing One-Way and Asynchronous Operations

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Explain the behavior of one-way operations, and how service behavior and binding properties impact such operations.

  • Implement one-way operations in a WCF service and invoke them from a WCF client application.

  • Implement asynchronous operations in a WCF service and invoke operations asynchronously in a WCF client application.

  • Explain the difference between invoking an operation asynchronously and implementing an operation that supports asynchronous execution.

  • Use a message queue to send requests to a service asynchronously.

WCF client applications and services frequently follow the request/response messaging pattern for performing operations; ...

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