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SO-Aware webinar

Posted By: gsusx     Posted Date: August 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Are you interested on the strategies and tools that will help you to manage WCF services? Struggling to keep up with your WCF configuration? Looking for a service registry/repository solution that works seamlessness with WCF? Wondering how to effectively test, monitor, catalog your WCF services? This Wednesday at 2pm US EST, I will be presenting a webinar (http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?EventId=882502) that will cover in detail the concepts, motivation and value proposition behind...(read more)

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