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Uses and application of WCF RRS feed

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  • User1428336426 posted

    Hi friends

    What kind of application can be made in WCF and web service?

    I want to know when i should use WCF and When to use Web service?

    please describe me in details..

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:05 AM

Answers

  • User-821857111 posted

    You would use it wherever you want to expose data-related services to third parties. 

    From the page What Is Windows Communication Foundation:

     A few sample scenarios include:

    • A secure service to process business transactions. 
    • A service that supplies current data to others, such as a traffic report or other monitoring service.
    • A chat service that allows two people to communicate or exchange data in real time.
    • A dashboard application that polls one or more services for data and presents it in a logical presentation. 
    • Exposing a workflow implemented using Windows Workflow Foundation as a WCF service.
    • A Silverlight application to poll a service for the latest data feeds.

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 2:28 AM

All replies

  • User-821857111 posted

    WCF is a replacement for asmx web services which was deprecated, Therefore you should use WCF if you want to build web services.

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:55 AM
  • User1428336426 posted

    Ok.. Can you list down some example or application where WCF can be used?

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 1:11 AM
  • User-821857111 posted

    You would use it wherever you want to expose data-related services to third parties. 

    From the page What Is Windows Communication Foundation:

     A few sample scenarios include:

    • A secure service to process business transactions. 
    • A service that supplies current data to others, such as a traffic report or other monitoring service.
    • A chat service that allows two people to communicate or exchange data in real time.
    • A dashboard application that polls one or more services for data and presents it in a logical presentation. 
    • Exposing a workflow implemented using Windows Workflow Foundation as a WCF service.
    • A Silverlight application to poll a service for the latest data feeds.

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 2:28 AM
  • User1428336426 posted

    Thnx for info

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 2:38 AM