If WCF and ASP.NET MVC had offspring it would be named ASP.NET Web API. Like WCF, Web API is built for Web Service development. Only instead of building on WCF data structures; Web API embraces an MVC style experience. The result makes Web Service development more accessible to ASP.NET developers and gets WCF developers closer to HTTP.
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In .NET Framework 4.0, Task class is part of the Task Parallel Library and is used to create asynchronous operations. Read through this article for an insight into the Task class and the different things that you can do with it.
Jeffrey Juday demonstrates some techniques to bridge TPL and WCF exception handling models in the .NET Framework.
Tasks and the Task Parallel Library (TPL) will soon be entering the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) vernacular. WCF 4.5 will include Task based options, however, a WCF developer needn't wait for .NET 4.5 to leverage TPL. Jeffrey Juday shows you how to build a TPL Task based WCF Service with WCF 4.0.
Jeffrey Juday shows you how to bring Task Parallel Library (TPL) and Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) together to manage a workload on the .NET platform.
To fully exploit Open Data Protocol (OData) with WCF Data Services there are classes and interfaces a .NET app must instantiate or implement. Using a sample WCF Data Services application, this article explains how to implement data creation on an OData Endpoint.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Hannes du Preeze shows you how to use Regular Expressions to validate user input.
This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.