WCF Episodes

# 205 Consuming a Web Api Endoints

4/12/2012

Level: Beginner

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: ASP.NET WCF

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This episode we are we are going to take a another look at the Asp.Net Web Api framework. However, in this episode we are going to look at how we can consume an endpoint in our console application. We will learn how to create the connection as well as how to handle the data which we recieve from our call.

# 204 Self Hosting Web Api

4/5/2012

Level: Beginner

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: ASP.NET WCF

Views: (1126) Watched: (1279)

This episode we are we are going to take a look at the Asp.Net Web Api framework. We are going to learn how we can self host a Web API endpoint inside our own application, outside of IIS.

# 193 WCF: How to create Custom Message Interceptors

5/16/2011

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: WCF Web Services

Views: (571) Watched: (1458)

In this episode we are going to take a look at how to extend WCF to create custom Message Interceptors

We will first take a look at how we can create our custom interceptors and hook them into the WCF pipeline. We will then take a look at how we can intercept both inbound and outbound messages to allow us to perform some sort of actions agains the messages.

# 183 Load Testing WCF Services w/ VS2010

12/21/2010

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: WCF Unit Testing

Views: (452) Watched: (2507)

In this episode we are going to take a look at how you can use Visual Studio 2010 to perform load testing on your WCF services

When building out any WCF services it is very important to understand how they will handle under load and stress. You will want know that your services will respond well under peak load in order to allow your users to have a solid experiance. With VS2010 Ultimate there are tools built in which will give you this ability.

# 154 How to host a WCF Service inside your Windows Service

12/8/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: WCF

Views: (547) Watched: (1774)

In this episode we are going to take a look how to host your WCF service inside your Windows Service. In many situations hosting WCF inside of IIS may not be the best solution for you or your team. When this is the case hosting inside a windows service may be the best solution and in this episode we will take a look at how you can accomplish this.

# 150 Adding IoC Support to your WCF Services

10/3/2009

Level: Advanced

Author: Derik Whittaker

Tags: IoC WCF StructureMap

Views: (1106) Watched: (4612)

In this episode we are going to take a quick look at how to setup your WCF services to use an IoC Container.

When building out a set of services in WCF you still would like to follow the SOLID principles and in order to do this you may want to setup the ability to inject dependencies (via Structure Map) into your services at run time. With WCF extension points this is not only possible, but pretty easy

# 85 Taking a look at how to separate out your WCF service project into multiple parts

2/15/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

Views: (500) Watched: (2045)

In this episode we will take a look at how you can break your WCF service into multiple projects.

We will walk you though how it is possible to put your WCF contracts into a commong project which can be shared by others, as well as how to put you domain entities into their own project. Having the ability to split out these parts allows for cleaner code and better maintainability.

# 77 Learn how to consume a WCF Service

1/15/2009

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

Views: (545) Watched: (2314)

In this episode we will walk you though step by step on how to setup your .net application to consume as WCF service.

We will show you how you can Visual Studio to create your service proxy as well as how to use SvcUtil to create the proxy.

# 73 Migrating from .asmx web services to WCF web services

12/26/2008

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

Views: (417) Watched: (2502)

In this episode we will walk you though the process of converting your company from using .asmx services over to wcf services.

The focus of this episode is how you can setup your environment to support both types of services and use the same back end. This will allow you to slowly convert over any consumers from .asmx to wcf.

# 71 Introduction to WCF: Creating your first Service

12/16/2008

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

Views: (458) Watched: (3613)

In this episode we will take a look at how to create your first WCF service. We will first walk you though the ABCs of what a WCF service is, we will then show you step by step how you can create a service

# 67 Implementing a REST service with WCF (part 1)

12/2/2008

Level: Intermediate

Author: Donn Felker

Tags: WCF

Views: (495) Watched: (2861)

In this episode we will be taking a look at how to implement a RESTful service using WCF (Windows Communication Foundation). We will start off by taking a look at what a RESTful service is and the move on to actually creating one with WCF