Exposing WCF REST Service over HTTPS

In this post, I will explain; how could we expose a WCF REST Service over secure HTPP (HTTPS)? Essentially there are three steps involved 1. Create a certificate or use a third party provided certificate 2. Configure HTTPS in IIS 3. Configure webHttpBinding to use transport level security Create Certificate To expose a service over … Continue reading Exposing WCF REST Service over HTTPS

Getting current Authentication information on WCF REST Service

Sometime you may have a requirement to tell your client what type of authentication scheme you are applying on your WCF REST service. In this post I will show you, “How could you expose authentication scheme information as part of your service? “ To start with let us create Self Hosted WCF REST Service. Besides … Continue reading Getting current Authentication information on WCF REST Service

AutoCompleteBox in Silverlight 4.0 with DataSource from SQL Server

In my last article AutoCompleteBox in Silverlight 4.0 , Data Source for Autocomplete Box was an IEnumerable list. In this post we will work with a column value of table from SQL Server as Data Source for Autocomplete Box. Our approach would be 1. Create WCF Service 2. Exposed data 3. Consume in Silverlight 4. … Continue reading AutoCompleteBox in Silverlight 4.0 with DataSource from SQL Server

Uploading File to server from ASP.Net client using WCF REST Service

Very often I see one question flooding in all forums, “How to upload a File using WCF REST Service? “, so I thought let me write a post on the same. Essentially, there is nothing specific to do to upload file, but the below steps 1. Create a service with Post operation 2. Pass file … Continue reading Uploading File to server from ASP.Net client using WCF REST Service

System.ServiceModel.Web is missing in Visual Studio 2010 Console Application ?

I was creating a managed host application for WCF Service. Although it was just to write few lines of codes in console application, it took 1 hrs. for me to figure out a strange problem. I followed steps as below, 1. Created a console application 2. I had to add reference of System.ServiceModel and System.ServiceModel.Web … Continue reading System.ServiceModel.Web is missing in Visual Studio 2010 Console Application ?