The WCF programming model makes it easy to configure services with a variety of wire formats and message protocols, thanks to binding.
MSDN Magazine July 2007
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This month Aaron Skonnard looks at addressing details surrounding endpoint communication, many of which enable more advanced messaging scenarios.
MSDN Magazine June 2007
This column how to build clients applications based on the REST architecture using HTTP AP1s. The article describes how to address the question of autogenerated types and code.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
This month's column answers frequently asked questions about implementing REST.
MSDN Magazine July 2009
Jon Flanders demonstrates creating and consuming Web feeds with Windows Communication Foundation and AtomPub.
MSDN Magazine April 2009
We discuss some of the basic tenets of REST as well as present an implementation of a RESTful service using WCF.
MSDN Magazine January 2009
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) provides an easy role-based system and a more powerful and complex claims-based API for implementing authorization in services.
Dominick Baier and Christian Weyer
MSDN Magazine October 2008
Here we present a deep look into the workings of Windows Communication Foundation routers, exploring the details of pass-through router implementations.
Michele Leroux Bustamante
MSDN Magazine June 2008
Here we take a look at WCF clients and services, and explain how to tweak the addressing and message filtering behaviors so you can route services between them.
MSDN Magazine April 2008
Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition is a collection of resources for modeling and building Web services for Windows Communication Foundation and ASMX.
Gerardo de Geest and Gerben van Loon
MSDN Magazine Launch 2008
WCF extensibility points allow you to customize the process by which messages are translated, formatted, and sent over the wire for more customized services.
MSDN Magazine December 2007
This month Aaron Skonnard highlights some of the key messaging features behind the sophisticated XML-based messaging framework of Windows Communication Foundation.
MSDN Magazine April 2007
MSDN Magazine March 2007
This month Aaron Skonnard continues his exploration of software factories with a look at the Web Service Software Factory for Windows Communication Foundation.
MSDN Magazine February 2007
Web Service Software Factory is designed to help you build Web service solutions that follow known architecture and design patterns, as Aaron Skonnard explains here.
MSDN Magazine December 2006
In this installment of Service Station, Aaron Skonnard takes a long hard look at System.Xml 2.0.
MSDN Magazine September 2006
Windows Communication Foundation supports several serialization mechanisms and provides a simple, interoperable foundation for future service-oriented applications. Here Aaron Skonnard explains it all.
MSDN Magazine August 2006
It's that time again. Time to answer some of the questions I get on a regular basis. This month I'll look at service orientation and policy-based compatibility, SOAP's transport-neutral design, and Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 3.0.
MSDN Magazine June 2006