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Windows® Communication Foundation 4 Step by Step by John Sharp

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Chapter 18. Integrating with ASP.NET Clients and Enterprise Services Components

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create a WCF service that can interoperate with an ASP.NET client application.

  • Integrate a COM+ application into a WCF solution.

A key feature of WCF is the ability to use it to build heterogeneous solutions, protecting your existing investment in existing components and software. WCF is based on commonly accepted WS-* standards and protocols. This means that you can create services that can communicate with client applications running on platforms other than Microsoft Windows and developed using other technologies (such as Java), as long as they conform to the same WS-* standards and use the same protocols. If you publish ...

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