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Krzysztof Cwalina, Brad Abrams
A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0321545613 ISBN-13: 9780321545619 "This book is an absolute must-read for all .NET developers. It gives clear do and don't guidance on how to design class libraries for .NET. It also offers insight into the design and creation of .NET that really helps developers understand the reasons why things are the way they are. This information will aid developers designing their own class libraries and will also allow them to take advantage of the .NET class library more effectively." --Jeffrey Richter, author/trainer/consultant, Wintellect "Framework Design Guidelineswill help you in two important ways. First, any .NET developer will benefit from a greater understanding of the design principles that govern the .NET Base Class Library. Second, a deeper understanding of these principles will help you to create software that integrates well with the .NET environment. Quite frankly, this book should be on every .NET developer's bookshelf." --Bill Wagner, founder and consultant, SRT Solutions, author ofEffective C# "Not since Brooks'The Mythical Man Monthhas the major software maker of its time produced a book so full of relevant advice for the modern software developer. This book has a permanent place on my bookshelf and I consult it frequently." --George Byrkit, senior software engineer, Genomic Solutions "This book is a must-read for all architects and software developers thinking about frameworks. The book offers insight into some driving factors behind the design of the .NET Framework. It should be considered mandatory reading for anybody tasked with creating application frameworks." --Peter Winkler, senior software engineer, Balance Technology Inc. "Frameworks are valuable but notoriously difficult to construct: Your every decision must be geared towards making them easy to be used correctly and difficult to be used incorrectly. This book takes you through a progression of recommendations that will eliminate many of those downstream 'I wish I'd known that earlier' moments. I wish I'd read it earlier." --Paul Besly, principal technologist, QA "Filled with information useful to developers and architects of all levels, this book provides practical guidelines and expert background information to get behind the rules.Framework Design Guidelinestakes the already published guidelines to a higher level, and it is needed to write applications that integrate well in the .NET area." --Cristof Falk, software engineer Framework Design Guidelines: Conventions, Idioms, and Patterns for Reusable .NET Librariesteaches developers the best practices for designing system frameworks and reusable libraries for use with the Microsoft .NET Framework and WinFX. This book focuses on the design issues that directly affect the programmability of a framework, specifically its publicly accessible APIs. This book can improve the work of any .NET developer producing code that other developers will use. An added benefit is a collection of annotations to the guidelines by various members of the Microsoft .NET Framework and WinFX teams, which provide a lively discussion of the motives behind the guidelines, along with examples of good reasons for breaking the guidelines. Microsoft architects Krzysztof Cwalina and Brad Abrams offer guidelines for framework design from the top down. From their long experience and deep insight, you will learn The general philosophy of framework design Principles and guidelines that are fundamental to overall framework design Naming guidelines for the various parts of a framework, such as namespaces, types, and members Guidelines for the design of types and members of types Issues and guidelines that are important to ensure appropriate extensibilityin your framework Guidelines for working with exceptions, the preferred error reporting mechanism in the .NET Framework and WinFX Guidelines for extending and using types that commonly appear in frameworks Guidelines for and examples of common framework design patterns Guidelines in this book come in four major forms:Do,Consider,Avoid, andDo not. In general, aDoguideline should almost always be followed, aConsiderguideline should generally be followed, anAvoidguideline indicates that something is generally not a good idea, and aDo notguideline indicates something you should almost never do. Every guideline includes a discussion of its applicability, and most guidelines include a code example. A companion DVD includes theDesigning .NET Class Librariesvideo series, instructional presentations by the authors on design guidelines for developing classes and components that extend the .NET Framework. A sample API specification and other useful resources are also included.
Steven Sanderson has seen the ASP.NET MVC framework mature from the start, so his experience, combined with comprehensive coverage of all its features, including those in the official MVC development toolkit, offers the clearest understanding of how this exciting framework could improve your coding efficiency—and you'll gain invaluable awareness of security, deployment, and interoperability challenges. The ASP.NET MVC Framework is the evolution of Microsoft's ASP.NET web platform. It introduced a radical high–productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test–driven development, and powerful extensibility, combined with all the benefits of ASP.NET 3.5. An integral benefit of this book is that the core Model–View–Controller architectural concepts are not simply explained or discussed in isolation, but demonstrated in action. You'll work through an extended tutorial to create a working e–commerce web application that combines ASP.NET MVC with the latest C# 3.0 language features and unit–testing best practices. By gaining this invaluable, practical experience, you can discover MVCs strengths and weaknesses for yourself—and put your best learned theory into practice.
Dino Esposito, Andrea Saltarello
Provides information on designing and building effective enterprise solutions, covering such topics as UML, the business layer, the service layer, and the data access layer.
Gregor Hohpe, Bobby Woolf
Would you like to use a consistent visual notation for drawing integration solutions? "Look inside the front cover." Do you want to harness the power of asynchronous systems without getting caught in the pitfalls? "See "Thinking Asynchronously" in the Introduction." Do you want to know which style of application integration is best for your purposes? "See Chapter 2, Integration Styles." Do you want to learn techniques for processing messages concurrently? "See Chapter 10, Competing Consumers and Message Dispatcher." Do you want to learn how you can track asynchronous messages as they flow across distributed systems? "See Chapter 11, Message History and Message Store." Do you want to understand how a system designed using integration patterns can be implemented using Java Web services, .NET message queuing, and a TIBCO-based publish-subscribe architecture? "See Chapter 9, Interlude: Composed Messaging." Utilizing years of practical experience, seasoned experts Gregor Hohpe and Bobby Woolf show how asynchronous messaging has proven to be the best strategy for enterprise integration success. However, building and deploying messaging solutions presents a number of problems for developers. " Enterprise Integration Patterns " provides an invaluable catalog of sixty-five patterns, with real-world solutions that demonstrate the formidable of messaging and help you to design effective messaging solutions for your enterprise. The authors also include examples covering a variety of different integration technologies, such as JMS, MSMQ, TIBCO ActiveEnterprise, Microsoft BizTalk, SOAP, and XSL. A case study describing a bond trading system illustrates the patterns in practice, and the book offers a look at emerging standards, as well as insights into what the future of enterprise integration might hold. This book provides a consistent vocabulary and visual notation framework to describe large-scale integration solutions across many technologies. It also explores in detail the advantages and limitations of asynchronous messaging architectures. The authors present practical advice on designing code that connects an application to a messaging system, and provide extensive information to help you determine when to send a message, how to route it to the proper destination, and how to monitor the health of a messaging system. If you want to know how to manage, monitor, and maintain a messaging system once it is in use, get this book. 0321200683B09122003
.NET 3.5 is Microsoft’s largest development software launch since .NET 2.0 and (unlike .NET 3.0) completely replaces all previous .NET versions. A new version of Visual Studio – Visual Studio ‘Orcas’ is being created for the new Framework together with new versions of both the C# and Visual Basic languages. This book deals with this new C# language and provides developers with a complete treatise on the new technology – explaining the importance of all the new features (lambda expressions, LINQ, ASP.NET AJAX, WPF everywhere) and how they integrate into the framework of the previous .NET versions. It is a comprehensively revised and updated version of the author’s previous award-winning titles.
Do you want to create .NET applications that provide high performance and scalability? Do you want to employ object–oriented programming techniques in a distributed environment? Do you want to maximize the reuse and maintainability of your code? Then this book is for you. In Rockford Lhotka's Expert C# 2008 Business Objects, you'll learn how to use advanced .NET Framework capabilities alongside object-oriented design and programming to create scalable, maintainable object–oriented applications. Better still, this book includes Component-based Scalable Logical Architecture (CSLA) .NET 3.6, a widely-used framework on which you can base your application development. By using the concepts and framework in the book, you can focus more on your business issues and less on technology. Using VS 2008 and C# 3.0, Rockford Lhotka shows you how CSLA .NET 3.6 allows great flexibility in object persistence, so business objects can use virtually any data sources available. The CSLA framework supports 1–, 2– and n–tier models through the concept of mobile objects. This provides the flexibility to optimize performance, scalability, security, and fault tolerance with no changes to code in the UI or business objects. Business objects based on CSLA.NET 3.6 automatically gain many advanced features that simplify the creation of Windows forms, web forms, WPF, WCF, WF, and web services interfaces, and LINQ.
Jim Webber, Savas Parastatidis, Ian Robinson
REST continues to gain momentum as the best method for building web services, leaving many web architects to consider whether and how to include this approach in their SOA and SOAP-dominated world. This book offers a down-to-earth explanation of REST, with techniques and examples that show you how to design and implement integration solutions using the REST architectural style. Explore several web communications approaches, and discover what makes REST different Walk through the pros and cons of the RESTful approach Learn how the underlying architecture of the Web can drastically simplify programming built on top of it View REST in the context of cloud computing and the Semantic Web Understand how hypermedia serves as a model for computers to process data
Eric Carter, Eric Lippert
The definitive Microsoft insider's guide to solving real problems with Visual Studio Tools for Office 2007 * * Builds on the #1 book on Visual Studio Tools for Office: thoroughly revised to reflect Office's new interface, Outlook's revamped object model, and much more. * Includes authoritative guidance on using powerful new features ranging from LINQ to OpenXML * By the lead developer on Microsoft's Visual Studio Tools for Office team. This book is the definitive book on VSTO 2008 programming, written by the inventors and lead developer of the technology. VSTO is a set of tools that allow professional developers to use the full power of Visual Studio to put code behind Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath. VSTO provides functionality never before available to the Office developer. For the first time, VSTO 2008 is now an integral part of Visual Studio; previous versions were available only as add-ons. This should increase the use of VSTO greatly. The authors know this technology as no one else does, and have put together as comprehensive a guide to it as possible. Not only do they provide extensive practical examples, they also explain the 'why' behind things. They cover all the new features of Office 2007 and Visual Studio 2008, including integration with WPF, WF, and LINQ. This is the only book professional developers will need to take full advantage of VSTO, whether they are new to VSTO or are experienced with older versions of VSTO.
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is a revolutionary part of the .NET 4 Framework that allows you to orchestrate human and system interactions as a series of workflows that can be easily mapped, analyzed, adjusted, and implemented. As business problems become more complex, the need for workflow-based solutions has never been more evident. WF provides a simple and consistent way to model and implement complex problems. As a developer, you focus on developing the business logic for individual workflow tasks. The runtime handles the execution of those tasks after they have been composed into a workflow. Pro WF: Windows Workflow in .NET 4 provides you with the skills you need to incorporate WF in your applications, using a lively tutorial style with each example illustrated in C#. This book gets you up to speed with WF 4 quickly and comprehensively. Learn about WF 4’s new designer, it’s updated programming paradigm, and the completely new set of activities that can enable and extend your workflows. This book also includes detailed coverage of how to customize your workflows and access them in a variety of ways and situations so you can maximize the advantages of this technology. What you’ll learn WF 4 basics New activities and changes to existing activities in WF 4 Customizing your workflows Accessing your workflows in a variety of ways in a variety of situations Using WF with Web Services and ASP.NET Integrating WCF and WF Who this book is for This book is for intermediate to advanced .NET developers who need to learn how to use the latest version of Windows Workflow Foundation (WF 4). This book is not a primer on .NET or the C# language. To get the most out of the examples presented in this book, it is necessary to have a good working knowledge of .NET 2.0 or higher. All of the examples are presented in C#. Table of Contents A Quick Tour of Windows Workflow Foundation Foundation Overview Activities Workflow Hosting Procedural Flow Control Collection-Related Activities Flowchart Modeling Style Host Communication Workflow Services Workflow Services Advanced Topics Workflow Persistence Customizing Workflow Persistence Transactions, Compensation, and Exception Handling Workflow Tracking Enhancing the Design Experience Advanced Custom Activities Hosting the Workflow Designer WF 3.x Interop and Migration
Large IT organizations increasingly face the challenge of integrating various web services, applications, and other technologies into a single network. The solution to finding a meaningful large-scale architecture that is capable of spanning a global enterprise appears to have been met in ESB, or Enterprise Service Bus. Rather than conform to the hub-and-spoke architecture of traditional enterprise application integration products, ESB provides a highly distributed approach to integration, with unique capabilities that allow individual departments or business units to build out their integration projects in incremental, digestible chunks, maintaining their own local control and autonomy, while still being able to connect together each integration project into a larger, more global integration fabric, or grid. Enterprise Service Bus offers a thorough introduction and overview for systems architects, system integrators, technical project leads, and CTO/CIO level managers who need to understand, assess, and evaluate this new approach. Written by Dave Chappell, one of the best known and authoritative voices in the field of enterprise middleware and standards-based integration, the book drills down into the technical details of the major components of ESB, showing how it can utilize an event-driven SOA to bring a variety of enterprise applications and services built on J2EE, .NET, C/C++, and other legacy environments into the reach of the everyday IT professional. With Enterprise Service Bus, readers become well versed in the problems faced by IT organizations today, gaining an understanding of how current technology deficiencies impact business issues. Through the study of real-world use cases and integration patterns drawn from several industries using ESB--including Telcos, financial services, retail, B2B exchanges, energy, manufacturing, and more--the book clearly and coherently outlines the benefits of moving toward this integration strategy. The book also compares ESB to other integration architectures, contrasting their inherent strengths and limitations. If you are charged with understanding, assessing, or implementing an integration architecture, Enterprise Service Bus will provide the straightforward information you need to draw your conclusions about this important disruptive technology.
Jon Arking, Scott Millett
Comprehensive coverage to help experienced .NET developers create flexible, extensible enterprise application code If you're an experienced Microsoft .NET developer, you'll find in this book a road map to the latest enterprise development methodologies. It covers the tools you will use in addition to Visual Studio, including Spring.NET and nUnit, and applies to development with ASP.NET, C#, VB, Office (VBA), and database. You will find comprehensive coverage of the tools and practices that professional .NET developers need to master in order to build enterprise more flexible, testable, and extensible .NET applications with minimal upfront costs. Helps C#, VB.Net, and ASP.NET developers who wish to migrate both their applications and their own skillsets to newer, more flexible enterprise methodologies Describes each new pattern or feature along with its benefits, then outlines the pros and cons of its implementation Includes an introduction to enterprise development and a comprehensive overview of the differences between new enterprise patterns and older, traditional Microsoft programming Explains how to implement these patterns by upgrading an existing code base Covers benefits including flexibility, automated testing, extensibility, and separation; modular code; test-driven development, unit test, test automation, and refactoring; inversion of control; and object relational mapping Also covers enterprise design patterns: MVC including Ruby on Rails, Monorail, and ASP.NET MVC, MVP, observer, and more Contains a primer on object-oriented design Professional Enterprise .NET focuses on the often-inevitable compromise between forward-thinking design and the needs of business, helping you build applications that serve both.
Kenn Scribner, Scott Seely
The first complete, cutting-edge guide to building REST-based services with Microsoft's .NET Framework • • Shows .NET developers why REST is so exciting, how it works, and how both client and server-based code can access data using REST services. • Covers leading-edge technologies and approaches, including Astoria, REST on WCF, Silverlight 2.0, and ASP.NET MVC • 100% practical: focused on building REST capability into real applications, and leveraging REST's benefits quickly and painlessly. Developers are discovering REST's immense potential to simplify the development of sophisticated web services and applications that incorporate externally-sourced data. There is little information on using REST with the .NET platform. In Effective REST Services via .NET, .NET experts Kenn Scribner and Scott Seely show exactly how to use the .NET Framework's core building blocks to consume and serve RESTful services. Scribner and Seely first explain why REST services offer so much value to the developers of today's web services and Web 2.0 applications. Next, using realistic examples, they demonstrate how REST services work, and how REST services can best be used in both desktop-based and Web-based applications. Scribner and Seely conclude by introducing Microsoft's revolutionary cloud computing initiative, and showing how to access data from the computational cloud via Microsoft's new 'Service Bus.' This book covers cutting-edge technology, but from start to finish it's 100% practical - focused on solving real problems with working tools.
Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building connected, service-oriented applications. Teach yourself the essentials of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) 4 -- one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the clear guidance and hands-on examples you need to begin creating Web services for robust Windows-based business applications. Discover how to: Build and host SOAP and REST services Maintain service contracts and data contracts Control configuration and communications programmatically Implement message encryption, authentication, and authorization Manage identity with Windows CardSpace Begin working with Windows Workflow Foundation to create scalable and durable business services Implement service discovery and message routing Optimize performance with service throttling, encoding, and streaming Integrate WCF services with ASP.NET clients and enterprise services components Your Step by Step digital content includes: Practice exercises Downloadable code samples Fully searchable online edition of the book -- with unlimited access on the Web
Offering the deep architectural insights you need for building service-oriented applications, this guide by Microsoft trainer Justin Smith delivers hands-on guidance and plenty of code samples to help you master the intricacies of developing and implementing connected applications.
Bruce Johnson, Peter Madziak, Sara Morgan
Your 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit EXAM PREP GUIDE Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-503—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you've learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to: Define and implement service contracts Configure client and service endpoints across transport protocols Customize service behavior; host and expose services Add instrumentation to services, including end-to-end tracing Implement transport, message, and user level security Consume services through proxies and agents Manage the service life cycle—instances, sessions, transactions, concurrency PRACTICE TESTS Assess your skills with the practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies. Your kit includes: 15% exam discount from Microsoft. (Limited time offer). Official self-paced study guide. Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results. 225+ practice and review questions. Code samples in Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual C# on CD. 90-day trial of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition. Case scenarios, exercises, and best practices. Fully searchable eBook of this guide. A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to email@example.com.
This comprehensive book teaches you how to build data-rich business applications with Silverlight 2 that draw on multiple sources of data. Packed with reusable examples, Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2 covers all of the data access and web service tools you need, including data binding, the LINQ data querying component, RESTful and SOAP web service support, cross-domain web service calls, and Microsoft's new ADO.NET Data Services and the ADO.NET Entity Framework. With this book, you will: Know when and how to use LINQ to JSON, LINQ to XML, and LINQ to Objects Learn how Silverlight 2 applications bind, pass, read, save, query, and present data Discover how your application can call web services to work with SOAP, REST, RSS, AtomPub, POX and JSON Design REST, ASMX, and WCF web services that communicate with Silverlight 2 Harness RESTful web services such as Digg, Amazon, and Twitter Retrieve and save data using the new Entity Framework and WCF Work with RESTful ADO.NET Data Services and its Silverlight client library to move data between your Silverlight application and a database Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2 offers many tips and tricks for building data-rich business applications, and covers the scenarios you're most likely to encounter. Complete examples in C# and VB can be downloaded from the book's companion website.
An enterprise service bus (ESB) is a software architecture model used for designing and implementing the interaction and communication between mutually interacting software applications in Service Oriented Architecture. As a software architecture model for distributed computing it is a speciality variant of the more general client server software architecture model and promotes strictly asynchronous message oriented design for communication and interaction between applications. Its primary use is in Enterprise Application Integration of heterogenous and complex landscapes. This book is your ultimate resource for Enterprise Service Bus (ESB). Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) right away, covering: Enterprise service bus, Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Camel, Apache Qpid, Apache ServiceMix, Apache Synapse, Apache Tuscany, Apatar, Application Response Measurement, Boot image control, Comparison of business integration software, CAM editor, Canonical Model, Communications-enabled application, Corticon, Data element, DataNucleus, E-Biz Integrator, Enterprise application integration, Enterprise content management, Enterprise Integration Patterns, Enterprise messaging system, EntireX, Event-driven architecture, Event-driven SOA, FuseSource Corp., Fuse ESB, Fuse Message Broker, GNU Enterprise, Governance Interoperability Framework, Guarana DSL, Hoox, IgniteXML, IGrafx, Information silo, Integrated software, Integration Objects, ISIS Papyrus, JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, Jitterbit Integration Server, Loose coupling, Message-oriented middleware, Metaserver, Microsoft Enterprise Library, Openadaptor, OpenBRR, OpenGate, Oracle Enterprise Service Bus, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle SOA Suite, Orchestration (computing), Pervasive business intelligence, Petals ESB, Sarvega, Search-based application, SEEBURGER, Semantic service-oriented architecture, Semantic translation, SEMCI, Service Component Architecture, Service Oriented Architecture Fundamentals, Service-oriented architecture, Service-oriented architecture implementation framework, SOALIB, Talend, ThoughtWorks, Total cost of ownership, Tryton, Universal integration platform, Verastream Host Integrator, Virtuoso Universal Server, Web-oriented architecture, WebORB Integration Server, While You Were Out (Cloud application), WS-CAF This book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Enterprise Service Bus (ESB). It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with the objectivity of experienced professionals.
Jonathan B. Rosenberg, David L. Remy
You know how to build Web service applications using XML, SOAP, and WSDL, but can you ensure that those applications are secure? Standards development groups such as OASIS and W3C have released several specifications designed to provide security -- but how do you combine them in working applications?
Teach yourself the essentials of Windows Communication Foundation—one step at a time. With this practical tutorial, you get hands-on guidance for creating the Web services you need to implement robust business applications for Windows. Discover how to: Build and host a Web service Design service contracts and data contracts Maintain state information and support transactions Programmatically configure bindings and endpoints Use load-balancing and perform content-based message routing Implement message encryption, authentication, authorization Optimize performance with service throttling, encoding, and streaming Implement asynchronous operations, oneway methods, and events Create services that interoperate with ASP.NET and COM+ CD features: Files for practice exercises Code samples Fully searchable eBook A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Binildas A. Christudas
The book covers all concepts with examples that can be built, deployed, and run by readers using the Apache Ant tool in Apache ServiceMix, which is an open-source Enterprise Service Bus that combines the functionality of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and an Event Driven Architecture (EDA). The aim of this book is to prepare an architect or developer for building integration solutions using ESB. To that end, this book takes a practical approach, emphasizing how to get things done in ServiceMix with code. When needed, it delves into the theoretical aspects of ESB, and such discussions are supplemented with working samples. The book, thus, distils some of the knowledge that has emerged over the last decade in the realm of Java Integration. This book is aimed at Java developers and integration architects who want to become proficient with the Java Business Integration (JBI) standard. Readers should have some experience with Java and have developed and deployed applications in the past, but need no previous knowledge of JBI. The book can also be useful to anyone who is struggling to understand ESB and how it differs from other architectures and to understand its position in SOA. This book primarily targets IT professionals in the field of SOA and Integration solutions a”in other words, intermediate to advanced users. You are likely to find the book useful if you fall into any of the following categories: A programmer, designer, or architect in Java who wants to learn and code in JBI or ESB. A programmer, designer, or architect who doesn't normally code in Java can still benefit from this book, since we 'assemble integration components' using XML with little to no Java code. An IT Manager or an Officer who knows well about SOA or SOI but want to see something in code (you can adorn your flashy presentations with some live code too).
Part of the new .NET 3.0 extensions to .NET 2.0, WCF provides a unified platform for building and running connected systems and will be used by almost every .NET or SQL Server developer Targeted to experienced developers who want to build service–oriented and transactional applications on the Microsoft platform that offer reliable and secure transactional messaging Addresses the WCF technologies as well as the next generation of configuring and deploying network–distributed services Key topics discussed include binding, contracts, clients, services, security, deployment, management, and hosting