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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 WCF Essentials

    1. What Is WCF?

    2. Services

    3. Addresses

    4. Contracts

    5. Hosting

    6. Bindings

    7. Endpoints

    8. Metadata Exchange

    9. More on Behavior Configuration

    10. Client-Side Programming

    11. Programmatic Versus Administrative Configuration

    12. WCF Architecture

    13. Working with Channels

    14. Transport-Level Sessions

    15. Reliability

  2. Chapter 2 Service Contracts

    1. Operation Overloading

    2. Contract Inheritance

    3. Service Contract Factoring and Design

    4. Contract Queries

  3. Chapter 3 Data Contracts

    1. Serialization

    2. Data Contract Attributes

    3. Data Contract Hierarchy

    4. Data Contract Equivalence

    5. Versioning

    6. Enumerations

    7. Delegates and Data Contracts

    8. Generics

    9. Collections

  4. Chapter 4 Instance Management

    1. Behaviors

    2. Per-Call Services

    3. Per-Session Services

    4. Singleton Service

    5. Demarcating Operations

    6. Instance Deactivation

    7. Durable Services

    8. Throttling

  5. Chapter 5 Operations

    1. Request-Reply Operations

    2. One-Way Operations

    3. Callback Operations

    4. Events

    5. Streaming

  6. Chapter 6 Faults

    1. Error Isolation and Decoupling

    2. Fault Propagation

    3. Error-Handling Extensions

  7. Chapter 7 Transactions

    1. The Recovery Challenge

    2. Transactions

    3. Transaction Propagation

    4. Transaction Protocols and Managers

    5. The Transaction Class

    6. Transactional Service Programming

    7. Explicit Transaction Programming

    8. Service State Management

    9. Instance Management and Transactions

    10. Callbacks

  8. Chapter 8 Concurrency Management

    1. Instance Management and Concurrency

    2. Service Concurrency Modes

    3. Instances and Concurrent Access

    4. Resources and Services

    5. Resource Synchronization Context

    6. Service Synchronization Context

    7. Custom Service Synchronization Contexts

    8. Callbacks and Client Safety

    9. Callbacks and Synchronization Contexts

    10. Asynchronous Calls

  9. Chapter 9 Queued Services

    1. Disconnected Services and Clients

    2. Queued Calls

    3. Transactions

    4. Instance Management

    5. Concurrency Management

    6. Delivery Failures

    7. Playback Failures

    8. Queued Versus Connected Calls

    9. The Response Service

    10. The HTTP Bridge

  10. Chapter 10 Security

    1. Authentication

    2. Authorization

    3. Transfer Security

    4. Identity Management

    5. Overall Policy

    6. Scenario-Driven Approach

    7. Intranet Application Scenario

    8. Internet Application Scenario

    9. Business-to-Business Application Scenario

    10. Anonymous Application Scenario

    11. No Security Scenario

    12. Scenarios Summary

    13. Declarative Security Framework

    14. Security Auditing

  11. Chapter 11 The Service Bus

    1. What Is a Relay Service?

    2. Programming the Service Bus

    3. The Service Bus Bindings

    4. Cloud as Interceptor

    5. Service Bus Buffers

    6. Service Bus Authentication

    7. Transfer Security

  1. Appendix Introduction to Service Orientation

    1. A Brief History of Software Engineering

    2. Service Orientation

    3. Tenets and Principles

    4. What’s Next?

  2. Appendix Headers and Contexts

    1. Message Headers

    2. Context Bindings

  3. Appendix Discovery

    1. Address Discovery

    2. Announcements

    3. Service Bus Discovery

  4. Appendix Publish-Subscribe Service

    1. The Publish-Subscribe Design Pattern

    2. The Publish-Subscribe Framework

    3. Publish-Subscribe with the Service Bus

    4. Publish-Subscribe with Discovery

  5. Appendix Generic Interceptor

    1. Intercepting Service Operations

    2. Intercepting Client Calls

    3. The Trace Interceptors

    4. Identity Stack Propagation

  6. Appendix WCF Coding Standard

    1. General Design Guidelines

    2. Essentials

    3. Service Contracts

    4. Data Contracts

    5. Instance Management

    6. Operations and Calls

    7. Faults

    8. Transactions

    9. Concurrency Management

    10. Queued Services

    11. Security

    12. The Service Bus

  7. Appendix ServiceModelEx Catalog

  8. Colophon