Create Image Server using WCF WEB HTTP Service

Last post I wrote on WCF Web HTTP Service: why and how. This post was for beginners in which I discussed how to get it started and write your fist WCF WEB HTTP Service. In this post we will go one step further and learn to work with streams or to be precisely images. Service … Continue reading Create Image Server using WCF WEB HTTP Service

WCF Web HTTP Service: why and how

Very often I talk on WCF to user groups and find developers confused on various forms of WCF. For example some of the questions I get are as follows How to create REST Service Can we create REST and SOAP Service together What is WCF Web HTTP Service How Web HTTP Service and WCF REST … Continue reading WCF Web HTTP Service: why and how

Can we implement Inheritance in WCF ServiceContract : WCF Interview Series #2

Can we implement Inheritance in WCF ServiceContract? YES we can have Contract Inheritance in WCF. In other words in WCF one ServiceContract can inherit other ServiceContract. Let us take an example that you have a ServiceContract named IParentService as given below, Another ServiceContract named IChildService can inherit IParentService as following, Next you need to decide … Continue reading Can we implement Inheritance in WCF ServiceContract : WCF Interview Series #2

Method Overloading in WCF: WCF Interview Series #1

How to do Method Overloading in WCF? Method or Operation overloading is one of the most important feature of OOPS. In programming languages like C, C++ and C#, this feature is heavily used by developers. While writing Service definition you may come across when you need to overload operations. Let us go ahead and write … Continue reading Method Overloading in WCF: WCF Interview Series #1

Four Steps to create first WCF Service: Beginners Series

This post is for beginners who are starting in WCF. I will be focused and help you to create and consume first WCF Service in simplest steps. We will follow steps as following, At the end of this post you should able to create first WCF Service and consume that in a Console Application. I … Continue reading Four Steps to create first WCF Service: Beginners Series

Multiple WCF EndPoints are not only about having Multiple Addresses Dude!

I read astronomical blogs on Multiple EndPoints in WCF. As a reader I find some way of ambiguity in author’s explanation to this relatively easy topic. In this post my agenda is very simple. I will not use any code or jargon to explain you multiple EndPoints. I am trying to let you understand Multiple … Continue reading Multiple WCF EndPoints are not only about having Multiple Addresses Dude!

WCF 4.5 features: Simplified Generated Configuration Files

  In this post we will discuss one of the most important feature of WCF 4.5. WCF 4.5 generates simplified configuration file at the client side. WCF 4.5 generates configuration file for basicHttpBinding as following,     To understand simplified configuration file in better way take an example, Before WCF4.5 when you were adding a … Continue reading WCF 4.5 features: Simplified Generated Configuration Files

Consuming WCF SOAP Service in Windows 8 Metro Application

In this post we will consume WCF SOAP Service in C#/XAML based Metro Application. This is level 100 post showing basic steps to create simple WCF Service and consume that in Metro Application. Very first let us create a WCF Service using VS2012. Form File menu create a new project by choosing WCF Service Application … Continue reading Consuming WCF SOAP Service in Windows 8 Metro Application