WCF (Windows Communication Foundation)

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft's programming model for using managed code to build unified Web services and other distributed systems that can talk to each other.. See complete definition.

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  • December 15, 2010 15 Dec'10

    OData provides patterns for HTTP, JSON, data access

    Open Data Protocol, OData, is rapidly evolving. This Web protocol used for querying and updating data gives users a way to unlock data, freeing it from silos in today’s applications.

  • October 01, 2008 01 Oct'08

    Microsoft previews new Dublin composite app platform for SOA

    Microsoft previewed modules of a platform for composite application development. Better support for service-oriented architecture, Web 2.0 and RESTful projects is a major goal. New versions of WCF and WF are due too, as well as modeling technology ...

  • July 02, 2008 02 Jul'08

    Microsoft SOA strategy: A failure to communicate?

    Microsoft follows the road-less-traveled and nowhere is it more apparent than in its strategy for SOA, which some see as muddled while others think it's on target, but not well communicated.

  • July 06, 2006 06 Jul'06

    WCF expert on management, security and loose coupling

    Craig McMurtry, co-author of one of the first books to tackle Windows Communication Foundation, discusses what distinguishes WCF from Microsoft's previous distributed system tools.

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