Programming WCF Services, 4th Edition
Design and Build Maintainable Service-Oriented Systems
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: November 2015
Pages: 1018

Programming WCF Services is the authoritative, bestselling guide to Microsoft’s unified platform for developing modern, service-oriented applications on Windows. Hailed as the definitive treatment of WCF, this guide provides unique insight, rather than documentation, to help you learn the topics and skills you need for building maintainable, extensible, and reusable WCF-based applications.

Authors Juval Löwy—one of the world’s top .NET experts—and Michael Montgomery have revised this edition to include the productivity-enhancing features of .NET Framework 4.6, along with the latest WCF ideas and techniques. By teaching you the why and the how of WCF programming, this book will help you master WCF and make you a better software engineer.

  • Learn WCF’s architecture and essential building blocks, including key concepts such as reliability and transport sessions
  • Use built-in features such as service contracts, instance and concurrency management, transactions, queued services, and security
  • Increase the quality of your WCF services by using design options, tips, and best practices in Löwy’s ServiceModelEx framework
  • Understand the rationale behind particular design decisions, and rarely understood aspects of WCF development
  • Learn why Azure Service Fabric is the killer app for modern DevOps
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      Most all of the examples were done with little code samples (not a complete program) which is great for teaching the concept, but not so great to copy from and get immediate solutions. This is a C# book so if you only know vb you will need to look somewhere else. If you just want to speak intelligently about the principles and understand what you are talking about then this is a must have book. This should not be the only piece of the puzzle to learn this stuff. You should check out YouTube, Lynda.com, and maybe Microsoft University. The Author expects that you can pull together the holes in his examples. He does not give you a complete program with a walk through. You have to know how to fix the example, if it needs it. You will have to adapt it whatever programming environment you are working with.

       
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        Juval has wcf space covered, he is ultimate authority on the subject. Another excellent book

         
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