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Contract-First Web Services: Schema-based Development with Windows Communication Foundation

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Schema- first contract-first modeling of Web Services gives you the ability to model your contracts with an XML-centric mindset. This process keeps you focused on universally acceptable types and the hierarchical data structures that can be represented in XML.

Christian Weyer, Buddhike de Silva

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