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Book cover image of Professional WCF Programming: .NET Development with the Windows Communication Foundation by Scott Klein

Authors: Scott Klein
ISBN-13: 9780470089842, ISBN-10: 0470089849
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Date Published: January 2007
Edition: (Non-applicable)

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Author Biography: Scott Klein

Scott Klein is an independent consultant with passions for all things SQL Server, .NET, and XML. He is the author of Professional SQL Server 2005 XML by Wrox, writes the bi-weekly feature article for the SQL PASS Community Connector, and has contributed articles to both Wrox ( and TopXML ( He frequently speaks at SQL Server and .NET user groups. When he is not sitting in front of a computer or spending time with his family he can usually be found aboard his Yamaha at the local motocross track. He can be reached at

Book Synopsis

  • Part of the new .NET 3.0 extensions to .NET 2.0, WCF provides a unified platform for building and running connected systems and will be used by almost every .NET or SQL Server developer
  • Targeted to experienced developers who want to build service-oriented and transactional applications on the Microsoft platform that offer reliable and secure transactional messaging
  • Addresses the WCF technologies as well as the next generation of configuring and deploying network-distributed services
  • Key topics discussed include binding, contracts, clients, services, security, deployment, management, and hosting

Table of Contents



Part I: Introduction to Windows Communication Foundation.

Chapter 1: Windows Communication Foundation Overview.

Chapter 2: Windows Communication Foundation Concepts.

Chapter 3: Understanding Windows Communication Foundation.

Part II: Programming Windows Communication Foundation.

Chapter 4: Addresses.

Chapter 5: Understanding and Programming WCF Bindings.

Chapter 6: Understanding and Programming WCF Contracts.

Chapter 7: Clients.

Chapter 8: Services.

Chapter 9: Transactions and Reliable Sessions.

Chapter 10: Security.

Chapter 11: Customizing Windows Communication Foundation.

Chapter 12: Interoperability and Integration.

Part III: Deploying Windows Communication Foundation.

Chapter 13: Deploying Windows Communication Foundation.

Chapter 14: Managing Windows Communication Foundation.

Chapter 15: Hosting Windows Communication Foundation Services.

Appendix A: WCF Template Extensions in Visual Studio.

Appendix B: Case Study.





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