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WCF - Entity Framework - consume from ASP.NET application

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Does anyone know of blog posts, forum posts, books, videos, or anything that offers a good example of the following:

An ASP.NET web application consuming a WCF service which hosts an Entity Framework model with both a Domain Service and Entities of course.

I have had no problem with this model if I put everything (model, domain service) in one asp.net project, but I want to make a 2-tier model.

I have been searching endlessly and have not found anything which details how this can actually be accomplished with using the standard Entity Model/Domain Service architecture, and accessing this from a separate tier (asp.net application). When I add a Service to the ASP.NET web app which points to the WCF Data service, I do not have access to my Domain Service methods (CRUD), and my entities.

Again, works great in one project, and all of the samples show a one project solution. What about a real n-tier solution for this model?

Thanks to anyone who can offer good guidance on this topic.

Bill G.


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