Programming WCF Services: Mastering WCF and the Azure AppFabric Service Bus [NOOK Book]

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Programming WCF Services is the authoritative, bestselling introduction to Microsoft's unified platform for developing service-oriented applications (SOA) on Windows. Hailed as the most definitive treatment of WCF available, this relentlessly practical book provides insight, not documentation, to help you learn the topics and skills you need for building WCF-based applications that are maintainable, extensible, and reusable. Author Juval Lowy, Microsoft software legend and participant in WCF's original strategic ...

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Programming WCF Services: Mastering WCF and the Azure AppFabric Service Bus

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Overview

Programming WCF Services is the authoritative, bestselling introduction to Microsoft's unified platform for developing service-oriented applications (SOA) on Windows. Hailed as the most definitive treatment of WCF available, this relentlessly practical book provides insight, not documentation, to help you learn the topics and skills you need for building WCF-based applications that are maintainable, extensible, and reusable. Author Juval Lowy, Microsoft software legend and participant in WCF's original strategic design review, revised this new edition for the latest productivity-enhancing features of C# 3.0 and the .NET 3.5 SP1 Framework. The book also contains Lowy's ServiceModelEx, a framework of useful utilities, tools, and helper classes that let you simplify and automate many tasks, and extend WCF as well. With this book, you will: Learn about WCF architecture and essential building blocks, including key concepts such as reliability and transport session Use built-in features such as service hosting, instance management, concurrency management, transactions, disconnected queued calls, and security Take advantage of relevant design options, tips, and best practices in Lowy's ServiceModelEx framework to increase your productivity and the quality of your WCF services Learn the rationale behind particular design decisions, and discover poorly documented and little-understood aspects of SOA development By teaching you the "why" along with the "how" of WCF programming, Programming WCF Services not only will help you master WCF, it will enable you to become a better software engineer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449399603
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/13/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 910
  • Sales rank: 765,918
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Juval Lowy is a software architect and the principal of IDesign, specializing in .NET architecture consulting and advanced training. Juval is Microsoft’s Regional Director for the Silicon Valley, working with Microsoft on helping the industry adopt .NET 4.0. He participates in the Microsoft internal design reviews for future versions of .NET and related technologies. Juval has published numerous articles, regarding almost every aspect of .NET development, and is a frequent presenter at development conferences. Microsoft recognized Juval as a Software Legend, one of the world's top .NET experts and industry leaders.

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Table of Contents

Dedication


Foreword


Preface


Chapter 1: WCF Essentials


Chapter 2: Service Contracts


Chapter 3: Data Contracts


Chapter 4: Instance Management


Chapter 5: Operations


Chapter 6: Faults


Chapter 7: Transactions


Chapter 8: Concurrency Management


Chapter 9: Queued Services


Chapter 10: Security


Chapter 11: The Service Bus


Introduction to Service Orientation


Headers and Contexts


Discovery


Publish-Subscribe Service


Generic Interceptor


WCF Coding Standard


ServiceModelEx Catalog


Colophon
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