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SelfHosted WCF Service in a Windows Form Application

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF
Hey,   I have a simple console app that is a self hosted service and a second console app that acts as the client.  I can pass a message between the client and service.  Obviously for this to work the service has to stay up and running, so I put a Console.ReadLine(); command as the last line in the service console app to prevent the service from closing until the user presses enter. My problem is, I would like to (self)host the service in a windows form.  If, for example, I put the ServiceHost decleration in the form load method, the service does not stay open once the form load method is complete. Does anyone have any tips on how I can self host the service in a windows form application and keep the service alive?   Thanks ;o)

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