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Developing Windows Communication Foundation Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2013/2010

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to develop distributed applications using WCF 4 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2013. Official course manual MOC 10263 is version VS2010, course content has been updated to VS2013.

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Praha3 17 150 CZK included in course price 30
Brno3 17 150 CZK included in course price 30
Bratislava3 435,00 EUR 195,00 EUR 30

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Who the course is for

This course is intended for professional .NET programmers who use Microsoft Visual Studio in a team-based, medium-sized to large development environment. Students should have experience consuming services within their Web and/or Windows client applications and be interested in learning to develop service-oriented applications (SOA) using WCF. Students should be experienced users of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1, as well as cursory familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 for Windows client or Web application development.

What we teach you

  • Implement Service-Oriented Architecture tenets in WCF services
  • Host WCF services in a variety of Windows hosts
  • Define and implement WCF service contracts, data contracts, and message contracts
  • Use multiple endpoints with various messaging patterns
  • Test, troubleshoot, monitor, and diagnose WCF services
  • Ensure service reliability using transactions and message queues
  • Secure WCF services using message and transport security
  • Extend WCF using behaviors, dispatchers, inspectors, and formatters

Required skills

  • Understanding of the problem-solving techniques that apply to software development.
  • General understanding of the purpose, function, and features of the .NET Framework.
  • Experience developing software using Visual Studio 2008 or Visual Studio 2013.
  • Experience in object-oriented design and development using the C# programming language.
  • Experience in n-tier application design and development.

Teaching methods

Professional explanation with practical samples and examples. Exam simulation.

Teaching materials

Original Microsoft Student Guide, price is not included.

Course syllabus

Module 1 ServiceOriented Architecture

  • What Is SOA?
  • The Benefits of SOA
  • Scenarios and Standards
  • Introduction to WCF

Module 2 Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Development

  • Service Contract and Implementation
  • Hosting WCF Services
  • WCF Behaviors
  • Consuming WCF Services

Module 3 Hosting Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Services

  • WCF Service Hosts
  • ServiceHost
  • Hosting WCF Services in Windows Services
  • IIS, WAS, and AppFabric
  • Configuring WCF Hosts
  • Service Hosting Best Practices

Module 4 Defining and Implementing Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Contracts

  • What Is a Contract?
  • Contract Types
  • Messaging Patterns
  • Designing WCF Contracts

Module 5 Endpoints and Behaviors

  • Multiple Endpoints and Interoperability
  • WCF Discovery
  • WCF Default Endpoints
  • Instancing and Concurrency
  • Reliability

Module 6 Testing and Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Services

  • Errors and Symptoms
  • WCF Faults
  • Debugging and Diagnostics Tools
  • Runtime Governance

Module 7 Security

  • Introduction to Application Security
  • The WCF Security Model
  • Transport and Message Security
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Claim-Based Identity

Module 8 Introduction to Advanced Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Topics

  • The Asynchronous Invocation Pattern
  • Extending WCF
  • Routing
Tištěná příručka MOC 10263

5250 CZK
Elektronická příručka MOC 10263

4550 CZK
Tištěná příručka MOC 10263

195 EUR
Elektronická příručka MOC 10263

169 EUR
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