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WCF–Basics of Binding–Features–Comparison factors

Posted by: | December 19, 2010 | No Comment |

Specify the communication mechanism – communicating a message to an endpoint

  • Protocol
    Determine the security, reliability, context flow settings

  • Transport channel
    Determine the underlying transport protocol
    E.g. http, https, namedpipe, MSMQ

  • Message encoding
    Determine the wire encoding to use for messages
    E.g. binary, text/xml, MTOM(Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism (MTOM)

Things to keep in mind when you think about WCF binding

  • Message Version
  • Transport Security
  • Message Security
  • request-reply(default),one-way (fire and forget), duplex (both way)
  • Reliability
  • Transaction
  • Streaming

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