Amit Bahree & Others
Pro WCF: Practical Microsoft SOA Implementation is a complete guide to WCF from the SOA architecture perspective and shows you why WCF is important to web service development and architecture.
Part of Microsoft’s radical new WinFX API is the Indigo foundation, more formally known as the Windows Communication Foundation, or WCF. Pro WCF: Practical Microsoft SOA Implementation is a complete guide to WCF from the SOA architecture perspective and shows you why WCF is important to web service development and architecture.
The book covers the unified programming model, reliable messaging, security, the peer-to-peer programming model, and more. You’ll also learn how to move your current DCOM and .NET remoting applications to WCF, and how to integrate those applications with new WCF-based applications. You’ll want to get ahold of a copy because it
Amit Bahree is a solution architect with Avanade and has over 14 years of experience in IT, developing and designing mission-critical systems. His background is a mixture of product development, embedded systems, and custom solutions across both public and private sectors. He has experience in a wide range of industry verticals ranging from financial services to utilities to insurance and has implemented solutions for many Fortune 100 companies. For Amit, computers is a passion first, a hobby second, and a career third, and he is glad he gets paid to do what he loves the most. He can be contacted via his blog at www.desigeek.com.
Shawn Cicoria is a consultant with Avanade and lives with his family in Denville, New Jersey. He has MBAs in finance and information systems, and a BA in economics. Shawn is also a MCT training instructor with SetFocus, located in Parsippany, New Jersey. He has been working in systems for nearly 20 years, mostly in financial services (even working with punchcards). Shawn has worked on many platforms including VMS, UNIX variants, and, for most of the past decade, Microsoft Windows. Shawn has concentrating on distributed technologies such as COM[+], J2EE, and, for the past 5 years, .NET, SOAP, BizTalk, and database technologies—and now WinFX, using them to create capital market solutions that serve the needs of business on time and on budget.
Dennis Mulder started his career in 1997, choosing to dedicate himself to Microsoft technology. As an early adopter of Microsoft technology, Dennis has kept pace with certification challenges and succeeded in getting several certifications. In August 2004, he started work with Avanade, a Microsoft and Accenture joint venture. Currently he is focused on a few areas of the Microsoft platform, specifically service orientation, integration, and infrastructure for development. As a consultant based in the Netherlands, Dennis works with enterprise customers to solve their challenges by leveraging the power of the Microsoft platform. Besides his role as a principal consultant, Dennis is a solution manager and evangelist focusing on several of the Avanade assets. Every now and then, he writes articles for Microsoft .NET Magazine, a Dutch publication. He is a frequent speaker at Dutch Microsoft conferences and usergroups, and he has become an INETA speaker as of early 2006, which gives him some visibility outside of the Netherlands as well.
Nishith Pathak is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), reviewer, published Apress author, speaker, and Microsoft purist who has been working on the .NET platform since its early beta days. Nishith was born, raised, and educated in a town called Kotdwara in Uttaranchal, India. His expertise is in delivering enterprise solutions to Fortune 100 companies spanning the globe. He is a contributing author and an avid technical reviewer for multiple electronic and print publications. Over the years, he has also been involved in providing consultancy and training services to corporations. Nishith is also a frequent speaker and conductor of webcasts for Microsoft India and user groups on various upcoming technologies. Currently, he is focused on key areas of the Microsoft platform, specifically distributed computing, service orientation, exploring Vista, and helping companies architect solutions based on service-oriented architecture (SOA). You can contact him at [email protected] and visit his blog at http://dotnetpathak.blogspot.com.
Chris Peiris, .NET MVP, has a masters degree in IT, and bachelor of computing and bachelor of accounting degrees from Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Chris currently works for Avanade as a solutions architect. Chris has coauthored many books on web services, UDDI, C#, IIS, Java, and security topics. He has written many articles, reviews, and columns for various online publications including DevX, 15 Seconds, Wrox Press, and ASP Today. He is also a frequent speaker at professional developer conferences on Microsoft technologies. Chris has developed large-scale integration solutions for financial institutions, G2G, B2B, and media groups since 1995. Chris’s current passions include WCF, WinFX, IBM Message Broker, and EAI. He lives with his family in Conder, ACT, in Australia. He can be reached at www.chrispeiris.com.
What is in this book
About the Authors
About the Technical Reviewers
CHAPTER 1 - Introducing Service-Oriented Architecture
What Is Service-Oriented Architecture?
Advantages of Using Messaging
Understanding Service-Oriented Architecture
What Is a Service?
Web Services As a Key Enabling Technology for a Service-Oriented Architecture
SOAP Implementations by Major Software Vendors
Web Services Description Language: Describing Service Endpoints
Dynamically Discovering Web Services
Sending Messages Between Loosely Coupled Systems
CHAPTER 2 - Introducing WCF Basics
Introducing the Microsoft Remote Object Invocation Model
Introducing COM and DCOM
Introducing NET Remoting
Why Are Web Services the Preferred Option?
What Does WCF Solve?
Unification of Existing Technologies
Interoperability Across Platforms
WCF As a Service-Oriented Development Tool
Exploring New Features in WCF
Coexisting with Existing Technology
Migration/Integration with Existing Technology
Components vs Services
Support of Visual Studio 2005
One Service, Multiple Endpoints
Unifying Distributed Technologies
How Do You Unify All These Technologies?
CHAPTER 3 - Exploring the WCF Programming Model
Introducing the Technical Architecture
Introducing the Programming Approach
Learning the ABCs of WCF
What Are Addresses?
What Are Bindings?
What Are Contracts?
Looking at the WCF Layers “Inside”
What Is the Messaging Layer?
What Is the Service Model Layer?
Using ServiceHost and ChannelFactory
Service Metadata Behavior
Using the Configuration Tool
CHAPTER 4 - Installing and Creating WCF Services
Understanding the Requirements
Installing the NET 3.0 Development Components
Understanding Service Contracts
Contract First or Code First?
“Hello, World” with Interfaces
Hosting on IIS
Understanding Data Contracts
CHAPTER 5 - Hosting and Consuming WCF Services
Exploring Your Hosting Options
Hosting Environment Features
Hosting Environment Requirements
Self-Hosting Your Service
Hosting in Windows Services
Hosting Using Internet Information Services
Core IIS 5.1 and 6.0 Features
Hosting WCF Services in IIS
Configuring WCF Services in IIS
Accessing ServiceHost in IIS
ASPNET Compatibility Model
Windows XP and IIS 5.1
Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6.0
Hosting in IIS 7.0
Windows Activation Services
Consuming WCF Services
Using Visual Studio 2005
CHAPTER 6 - Managing WCF Services
Exploring the Business Drivers
Building Custom Code to Monitor Activity
Using Configuration Files
Configuration Editor: SvcConfigEditorexe
Using Tracing and Message Logging Capabilities
Enabling Message Logging
Utilizing WCF Performance Counters
Enabling Built-in WCF Performance Counters
Creating Custom Performance Counters
Using Windows Management Instrumentation
CHAPTER 7 - Implementing WCF Security
Introducing the Business Drivers
Introducing the WCF Security Features
Security Features of Bindings
Credentials and Claims
Federated Security Model in WCF
Authorization in WCF
Auditing for Security Features in WCF
CHAPTER 8 - Implementing Reliable Messaging and Queue-Based Communications
The Need for Reliable Messaging
Challenges of Implementing Reliable Messaging
Enabling WCF Web Service with Reliable Sessions
Some Pointers on Reliable Messaging
Queuing in WCF
Microsoft Message Queues in Windows Server 2007
Some Pointers on Using MSMQ
CHAPTER 9 - Using Transactions in WCF
What’s a Transaction?
Understanding the Types of Transactions in WCF
Defining Transactions in WCF
Using the TransactionFlow Attribute
Using the ServiceBehavior Attribute and the OperationBehavior Attribute
Defining Transactions in QuickReturns Ltd
Working with Transactions and Queues
CHAPTER 10 - Integrating with COM+
Why Integrate with COM+?
Running a COM+ Application As a WCF Service
Visual Basic 6 COM+ Component Sample Setup
COM+ Application WCF Service Wrapper
NET Enterprise Services and COM+ Components
Consuming WCF Services from COM+
QuickReturns Ltd Quote Service
Security Credentials with IChannelCredentials
CHAPTER 11 - Working with Data
Understanding the Data Transfer Architecture
Exploring the Serialization Options in WCF
Introducing Data Contracts
Data Contract Names
Data Contract Equivalence
Data Contract Versioning
Introducing Message Contracts
Using the Message Class
Best Practices for Versioning
With Schema Validation
Without Schema Validation
Putting It All Together: Quote Client Sample Application
Creating the Service
Creating the Client
CHAPTER 12 - Developing Peer-to-Peer Applications with WCF
Introducing Peer-to-Peer Computing
Why Use P2P?
The Challenges of P2P
P2P Development Life Cycle
Windows P2P Networking
How Does a P2P Mesh Work?
What Is Peer Channel?
Working with NetShell
Listing Peers in a Cloud
Working with Peers
SOA with P2P
CHAPTER 13 - Implementing SOA Interoperability
Achieving Java/J2EE Interoperability
Non-Microsoft SOA Platforms
Interoperability with WS-I Basic Profile
Sending Binary Data Over Web Services
Platform Support of WS-ReliableMessaging
Appendix A - QuickReturns Ltd
Services and Collaboration
Appendix B - History of Microsoft Web Service Implementations
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
SOA and NET v2.0
Sample XML Schema
Sample Complex Schema
SOAP Message Example
Appendix C - WCF and NET Framework Installation Steps
Installing Internet Information Services
Installing Visual Studio 2005 or the NET 2.0 SDK
NET 2.0 SDK
NET 2.0 Runtime Installation
NET 2.0 SDK Installation
Visual Studio 2005
Installing NET Framework 3.0 Runtime Components for XP and Windows 2003
Installing NET 3.0 RTC
Installing Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows Vista
Installing Windows SDK for All Platforms
Installing NET Framework 3.0 Development Tools
Making Windows Firewall Changes
Mindcracker Network accepts no liability for providing the customer with the hard copy of the book purchased. Mindcracker is not responsible for any dispute relating to the above. All eBooks listed in this section are in "PDF" Format. Contact [email protected] for further assistant.
Unlock unlimited ebook downloads. Share it on your social profile.