Retired 31 June 2018. Visual Studio 2008, Windows Communication Foundation


This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to build and configure a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) solution.


Before attending this course, students should have intermediate experience of developing applications by using previous versions of Microsoft Visual Studio development system at level 200.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • build a simple WCF service and client
  • create and configure a service as a managed application and select an appropriate hosting option
  • expose a WCF service over different endpoints and add run-time functionality by using behaviors
  • improve debugging capabilities by examining messages and service activity
  • define service, operation, and data contracts to meet application requirements
  • add error handling to a WCF application
  • address service quality issues such as performance, availability, concurrency, and instance management
  • implement security in a WCF application
  • protect data integrity through correct use of transactions.

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If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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