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WCF Tutorials – SOAP vs REST web services or Difference between SOAP and REST web services

Soap Architecture

Before we start differentiate between SOAP vs ReST web services let’s understand what is web service? According to web definition from WIKI – “…A web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over World Wide Web. It is a software function provided at a network address over the web with the service […]


C#.Net How To: Self Host a WCF Service in Visual Studio 2010

In this WCF tutorial let’s learn to self host a WCF service. We learned from the earlier wcf tutorials, that a WCF service can be hosted in IIS, Managed Windows Services, Windows Activation Service (WAS) and It also supports Self-hosting. WCF hosting in IIS and Windows service i have already explained. What is Self-hosting? Self-hosting […]


C#.Net How To: Consume a WCF Web Service in Visual Studio 2010

In last WCF tutorial we learned what is wcf service? We learned that Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is a latest technology in web services category. WCF is a often use to develope and deploy network distributed services based on the principles of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). The fundamental characteristic of WCF is Interoperability. This gives […]