WCF, Silverlight – Access WCF REST services with Silverlight

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), part of the .NET Framework, provides the first unified programming model for rapidly building service-oriented applications. It enables the development of secure, reliable, transacted services that interoperate with current Microsoft investments and non-Microsoft platforms. With the .NET Framework 3.5 release, WCF added support for building REST style services. REST, an architectural… Continue reading WCF, Silverlight – Access WCF REST services with Silverlight

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF Service) vs Web Service

Before you read this post, I would like to admit that the content of this blog is not written by me but I copy it from many resources on internet. I always ask (review) myself why Microsoft must invent WCF Service. What are the advantages of WCF in compare to web services? I found many… Continue reading Windows Communication Foundation (WCF Service) vs Web Service

Windows Phone – Phone PC Connector through WCF service

Windows Phone OS is being developed and I do not know which protocol Microsoft use to allow users and developers to transfer data between PC and phone, may be USB, Wifi, Bluetooth, etc … Within these protocols I prefer using protocol based on IP therefore today I would like to write a small demonstration which… Continue reading Windows Phone – Phone PC Connector through WCF service

Windows Phone – Use REST WCF Service

Today when I play around with development in Windows Phone 7. I would like to check if I can access WCF REST Service which I discussed before in this post http://hintdesk.com/wcf-silverlight-access-wcf-rest-services-with-silverlight/ . To start with the development in Windows Phone 7 you need to download set of development tools here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2338b5d1-79d8-46af-b828-380b0f854203&displaylang=en . This set contains… Continue reading Windows Phone – Use REST WCF Service

WCF – Publish WCF Services in IIS 7 step by step for dummies

Today I would like a post about deploying WCF in IIS to help you avoiding nightmare from error given back by IIS 7 during installation. In the end of this post, you can host a wcf service in your localhost and call it like following 1. Install IIS 7 on your computer. Control Panel –>… Continue reading WCF – Publish WCF Services in IIS 7 step by step for dummies