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Adding a Service Reference to the SharePoint 2013 REST API

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Some time ago I wrote a post describing my issues trying to add a service reference to the SharePoint 2013 REST API. I’ve done some more investigation since then and I have some additional information. First off, I talked with my friend Paul Schaeflein who wrote a great blog post on how to use the… Continue reading Adding a Service Reference to the SharePoint 2013 REST API

REST, JSON and RSS with WCF 3.5 – QCon San Francisco

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The people at InfoQ just posted a recording of a session I did on WCF at QCon San Francisco last November. Here’s the session information along with some links to related materials. REST, JSON and RSS with Windows Communication Foundation 3.5WCF is not just for SOAP based services and can be used with popular protocols… Continue reading REST, JSON and RSS with WCF 3.5 – QCon San Francisco

DevTeach Toronto Session Materials

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Thanks to all of you who came out to DevTeach and cudos to the organizers for running a great event. I hope to see you in Montreal in December. You can download the slides and demos I used in my sessions by clicking the links below. Introduction to Windows Communication FoundationWindows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s next… Continue reading DevTeach Toronto Session Materials

Calling WCF Services from .NET 1.1

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A couple people have asked me recently how they can call WCF Services from .NET 1.1. There’s an article on MSDN which describes the process. ASMX Client with a WCF Servicehttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms751433.aspx I just want to call out one thing that’s easy to miss. You want to add the XmlSerializerFormat attribute to the contract of the… Continue reading Calling WCF Services from .NET 1.1

Using Custom Business Objects with Windows Communication Foundation on the Visual Basic Community Site

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An article/walktrough I wrote on Using Custom Business Objects with Windows Communication Foundation has been posted to the Visual Basic Community Site. In my previous article, Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation, I described the basics of creating and consuming a simple WCF service. The services demonstrated used simple types like numbers and strings but… Continue reading Using Custom Business Objects with Windows Communication Foundation on the Visual Basic Community Site

Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation on the Visual Basic Community Site

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An article/walktrough I wrote on Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation has been posted to the Visual Basic Community Site. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s next generation platform for building distributed systems. It was released as part of the .NET Framework 3.0 and is designed to consolidate and extend the APIs from previous versions of… Continue reading Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation on the Visual Basic Community Site