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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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New features in WCF 4.5

In this section, we will revisit the new features and enhancements in WCF 4.5. The new and enhanced features in WCF 4.5 include the following:

  • Simplified configuration: WCF 4.5 provides support for a much simpler configuration. It provides default endpoints, binding, and behavior.
  • Standard endpoints: WCF 4.5 provides support for preconfigured standard endpoints. The standard endpoints available in WCF 4.5 include dynamicEndPoint, discoveryEndpoint, udpDiscoveryEndpoint, announcementEndpoint, udpAnnouncementEndpoint, mexEndPoint, webHttpEndpoint, webScriptEndpoint, and workflowControlEndpoint.
  • Discovery: WCF 4.5 provides the ability to resolve service endpoints dynamically, based on some predefined criteria.
  • Simplified IIS Hosting ...

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