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Introducing Windows Communication Foundation

  • Andrew Troelsen
  • Philip Japikse


Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is the name of the API designed specifically for the process of building distributed systems. Unlike other specific distributed APIs you might have used in the past (e.g., DCOM, .NET remoting, XML web services, message queuing), WCF provides a single, unified, and extendable programming object model that you can use to interact with a number of previously diverse distributed technologies.

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© Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Troelsen
    • 1
  • Philip Japikse
    • 2
  1. 1.MinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.West ChesterUSA

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