Professional WCF 4

Professional WCF 4 : Windows Communication Foundation with .NET 4

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A guide to architecting, designing, and building distributed applications with Windows Communication Foundation Windows Communication Foundation is the .NET technology that is used to build service-oriented applications, exchange messages in various communication scenarios, and run workflows. This guide enables developers to create state-of-the-art applications using this technology. Written by a team of Microsoft MVPs and WCF experts, this book explains how the pieces of WCF 4.0 build on each other to provide a comprehensive framework to support distributed enterprise applications. Experienced developers will learn both theory and practical application using the familiar Wrox approach. .NET developers will learn to design services, create a hosting environment with Dublin, build cloud-based integrations, and much more.
Coverage Includes: * Design Principles and Patterns * Service Contracts and Data Contracts * Bindings * Clients * Instancing * Workflow Services * Understanding WCF Security * WCF Security in Action * Federated Authentication in WCF * Windows Azure Platform AppFabric * Creating a SOA Case * Creating the Communication and Integration Case * Creating the Business Process * Hosting
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 189 x 234 x 24mm | 830g
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0470563141
  • 9780470563144
  • 677,664

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Design and build state-of-the-art applications using WCF 4 Written by a team of Microsoft MVPs, this book arms you with a clear understanding of how the components of WCF 4 build on each other to provide a comprehensive framework for distributed enterprise applications. The authors explain the technical features of the WCF 4 stack and present three case studies that show you how these features are applied step by step. You'll also find out how to effectively use Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft Azure Platform AppFabric to develop solutions that maximize WCF 4 capabilities.

Professional WCF 4:

Walks you through the design of services and use of communication patterns in a correct and solid architecture

Explores the benefits of the WCF 4 bindings and messaging enhancements

Uncovers different ways to secure access to service operations

Describes working with workflow services to organize business processes and create long-running orchestrations

Explains how to build cloud-based integrations with .NET Services as part of the Azure Services Platform

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER 1 Design Principles and Patterns. CHAPTER 2 Service Contracts and Data Contracts. CHAPTER 3 Bindings. CHAPTER 4 Clients. CHAPTER 5 Instancing. CHAPTER 6 Workfl ow Services. CHAPTER 7 Understanding WCF Security. CHAPTER 8 WCF Security in Action. CHAPTER 9 Federated Authentication in WCF. CHAPTER 10 Windows Azure Platform AppFabric. CHAPTER 11 Creating a SOA Case. CHAPTER 12 Creating the Communication and Integration Case. CHAPTER 13 Creating the Business Process. CHAPTER 14 Hosting. INDEX .
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About Kurt Claeys

About the Authors, Microsoft Connected System Developer MVPs Pablo Cibraro is an enterprise architect and Regional CTO at Tellago as well as an MVP Connected System Developer. Kurt Claeys is an architect and coach in developing .NET enterprise applications with a focus on integration implemented using WCF. He's an MCT, MCSD and MVP Connected System Developer. Fabio Cozzolino is a Software Architect, Analyst, and Developer at FimeSan, a CompuGroup Company, and is an MVP in the Connected System Developer category. Johann Grabner is a freelance trainer for Microsoft Learning Partners and an MVP Connected System Developer.
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