What Is SOA ? The Benefits of SOA; Scenarios and Standards; Introduction to WCF.02/. Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Development
Service Contract and Implementation; Hosting WCF Services; WCF Behaviors; Consuming WCF Services.03/. Hosting Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Services
WCF Service Hosts; ServiceHost; Hosting WCF Services in Windows Services; IIS, WAS, and AppFabric; Configuring WCF Hosts; Service Hosting Best Practices.04/. Defining and Implementing Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Contracts
What Is a Contract ? Contract Types; Messaging Patterns; Designing WCF Contracts; Choose the appropriate message exchange pattern.
Multiple Endpoints and Interoperability; WCF Discovery; WCF Default Endpoints; Instancing and Concurrency; Reliability.06/. Testing and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Services
Errors and Symptoms; WCF Faults; Debugging and Diagnostics Tools; Runtime Governance.07/. Security
Introduction to Application Security; The WCF Security Model; Transport and Message Security; Authentication and Authorization; Claim-Based Identity.08/. Introduction to Advanced Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Topics
The Asynchronous Invocation Pattern; Extending WCF; Routing; Workflow Services.
This course is intended for professional .NET programmers who use Microsoft Visual Studio in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment.
Implement Service-Oriented Architecture tenets in WCF services. Host WCF services in a variety of Windows hosts. Define and implement WCF service contracts, data contracts, and message contracts. Use multiple endpoints with various messaging patterns. Test, troubleshoot, monitor, and diagnose WCF services. Ensure service reliability using transactions and message queues. Secure WCF services using message and transport security.
Students should have experience consuming services within their Web and/or Windows client applications and be interested in learning to develop service-oriented applications (SOA) using WCF. Students should be experienced users of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1, as well as cursory familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 for Windows client or Web application development.