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One of the hidden gems that you can get today from the WCF Web Api source code in codeplex (wcf.codeplex.com) is the support for the task-based asynchronous model introduced in .NET 4.0. The new model simplifies a lot the way you do asynchronous stuff...
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I am happy to announce that one of the projects in which Microsoft and Tellago have been collaborating together during the last few months was released as part of wcf.codeplex.com . The primary aim of this “WCF Interop Bindings” project is to simplify...
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One of the main features that SO-Aware provides is the central repository for storing service artifacts (WSLD, schemas, bindings) and configuration that any organization generates. This central repository is completely exposed as an OData service that...
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The HttpMessageHandlerFactory shipped out of the box in the WCF Web Apis Preview 4 can only construct channels instances with a single argument in the constructor representing the inner channel in the pipeline. public abstract class DelegatingChannel...
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As I discussed in my previous post , web caching relies on specific headers that you need to use correctly on your services. That’s an http application protocol thing, and something that you can easily use in any application framework that treats Http...
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One of the beauties of using Http as application protocol when building Web Apis is that you can reuse all the available infrastructure in the web to make your services scalable to the extreme. Caching is one of the fundamental aspects that makes scalability...
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Another major improvement in this new WCF Web Api release is the introduction of a fluent API for configuring your WCF Web Apis. All the available extensibility points in the current bits are now exposed through this API making possible to easily discover...
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The new WCF Web Apis Preview 4 released yesterday in the wcf.codeplex.com introduced a new extensibility point for intercepting messages at channel level. The name for this new feature is “Http Message Channels” and the good thing is that you don’t need...
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In this last post , I showed how the new WCF Web Apis could be integrated with AppFabric for pushing custom events to the AppFabric tracking database. A great thing about the monitoring infrastructure in AppFabric is that is uses ETW as mechanism for...
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One of the key aspects of how the web works today is content negotiation. The idea of content negotiation is based on the fact that a single resource can have multiple representations, so user agents (or clients) and servers can work together to chose...
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