Build Service-Oriented Apps With WCF
Use Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) to build secure distributed solutions that integrate across platforms and interoperate with existing investments.
VSLive! Orlando, May 2006
Watch the video of the keynote! (Running time: 59 minutes)
"InfoCard" Product Manager,
WinFX Strategy Team,
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), formerly code-named "Indigo", is the unified programming model for building service-oriented applications. It enables you to build secure, reliable, distributed solutions that integrate across platforms and interoperate with existing investments. Get an overview of building WCF-based applications and learn how WCF combines and extends the capabilities of existing distributed systems technologies, including Enterprise Services, System.Messaging, .NET Remoting, ASMX, and WSE.
About the Speaker
Richard Turner is the product manager for "InfoCard" in Microsoft's WinFX Strategy group. Richard is also responsible for articulating Microsoft's position on Service Orientation, SOA, ESB, and EDA, and how these concepts map against Microsoft's current and future application platforms. Before moving to the USA in 2003 to join the then Indigo team, Richard worked in Microsoft UK's Solution Development Center where he was solution architect for the foundations underlying the UK Government Gateway. Richard was also a principal consultant in Microsoft UK's Consulting Services, helping customers build effective systems on top of Microsoft's technologies.
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