WCF implementations normally take two different approaches; a Document style or an API style. Document style implementations are more flexible and often easier to extend and version. Also, Document style or rather, Message Contract service implementations, work well between systems with a shared message assembly. Jeffrey Juday guides you through architecting a WCF Message Contract implementation.
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Control and low coupling happen when a developer combines MEF, WCF, and File-less activation. Jeffrey Juday shows you how to chain the technologies together.
WCF runtime exposes a few stop points at various stages of execution where the interceptors can be plugged in. These interceptors can help in validating the given parameters, implementing custom serialization, choosing an operation at runtime, etc,. Read through this article to learn about creating and implementing an interceptor for a WCF service.
Jeffrey Juday demonstrates some techniques to bridge TPL and WCF exception handling models in the .NET Framework.
Tuple is a very useful type introduced in .NET Framework 4.0. This article offers an insight into the Tuple class, and shows you how to create a data structure and different ways of using it in a .NET program.
Now in WCF 4.0, developers can create services that act as a Router to route messages to other client WCF services based on the requests from the clients. This feature is called WCF Routing Service. Read this article to learn more about it.
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