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WCF Multi-layer Services Development with Entity Framework Fourth Edition by Mike Liu

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Chapter 3. Deploying the HelloWorld WCF Service

In the previous chapters, we built a basic HelloWorld WCF service and hosted it in a few different ways. In this chapter, we will learn how to deploy/publish this service.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Publishing from Visual Studio to an on-premises computer
  • Publishing from Visual Studio to the cloud
  • Publishing using a deployment package

Publishing the HelloWorldService from Visual Studio

A WCF service can be published to another specific environment either from within Visual Studio or via a deployment package. The first one, publishing a WCF service right from within Visual Studio, works great if you need to deploy your WCF service to a test environment. The second one, deploying ...

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