Create Flickr Photo Search Windows Store App in XAML

In this post we will create application shown in below video. Essentially we will see how we can work with GridView and ListView in Windows 8 Application Consuming REST Service in Windows 8 Application Share Contract in Windows 8 Application http://youtu.be/-tnuFWxeIqQ To create on Flickr based application you need API Key from Flickr. You can … Continue reading Create Flickr Photo Search Windows Store App in XAML

How to create WCF REST Service and host in Windows Azure

In this post, we will create a WCF REST Service and host in Windows Azure. We will learn following things in this post Working with WCF Web Role Enabling REST on WCF Web Role Returning XML and JSON from REST service Deploying WCF Service Web Role to Windows Azure We need to host WCF Service … Continue reading How to create WCF REST Service and host in Windows Azure

How to enable REST and SOAP both on the same WCF Service

In this post I will show you, how to create a WCF Service with both flavor of SOAP and REST paradigm . For purpose of this post , I am going to create a Calculator Service with following characteristics Serivice will have both SOAP and REST enabled REST Service will have JOSN Message format In … Continue reading How to enable REST and SOAP both on the same WCF Service

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

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