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  • hi, experts, I am a newbie , my company selected wcf restful + json .

    I would like to know whether there is major enhancement from .net 3.5 wcf to .net 4.0 wcf or .net 4.5 wcf?

    Saturday, February 8, 2014 11:32 AM


  • Hi,

    Comparing to the WCF .Net 3.5, the WCF .Net 4.0 has the following new features:

    • Simplified configuration
    • Standard endpoints
    • IIS hosting without an SVC file
    • Discovery
    • Routing service (previously included with Dublin)
    • REST caching and help page
    • Workflow services
    • Non-destructive queue receive
    • Simple byte stream encoding
    • ETW tracing

    For more information, please try to refer to:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee354381.aspx .

    Then comparing to the WCF .Net 4.0, the WCF .Net 4.5 has the following new features:

    • Simplified generated config files (client side).
    • Contract-first development.
    • "Add service refer" from a portable subset project.
    • New transport default values.
    • XML editor tooltips.
    • Streaming improvements.
    • Configuration validation.
    • XmldictionaryReaderQuotas new default values
    • AspNetCompatibilityRequirementsAttribute default set to "Allowed".
    • BindaryEncoder compression
    • Simplified Async methods
    • WebSockets
    • Simplified HTTPS configuration
    • ChhanelFactory Caching
    • Multiple Authentication Support
    For more information, please try to refer to:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd456789(v=vs.110).aspx .

    Best Regards,
    Amy Peng

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    Monday, February 10, 2014 4:22 AM