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The Maine Event
writes "Steve Maine took the stage for a final session PDC talk on "IIS and Windows Communication Foundation: Hosting Services" yesterday. It was a good overview of challenges developers will face as they integrate Indigo into existing hosting models. The focal point of the talk was the new WAS (Windows Activation Services) architecture used to host Indigo services...
Indigo Sessions on RM
writes "They showed how to send and receive WS-Security messages as well as Reliable Messages and how to send binary data with MTOM. MTOM stands for Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism...
A Deep Dive into Extending the Channel Layer
writes "Sockets throw Win32 exceptions, Channels use CommunicationException... "
More notes on Indigo
writes "There are a lot of things happening in the Indigo world, particularly in the interoperability area. Some notable pieces of information..."
WCF & COM+ / MSMQ Integration PDC Slides
writes "I just noticed that slide decks from the PDC are available for download here including my COM305 Windows Communications Foundation ("Indigo"): Integrating COM+ and MSMQ Applications deck. Let me know if there is anything that I can clarify..."
WCF & COM+ Integration PDC Update
writes "I'd like to thank everyone who came along to the PDC session COM305 “Windows Communications Foundation ("Indigo"): Integrating COM+ and MSMQ Applications”. Despite being up against Don Box in the same timeslot, it was excellent to see an overflowing room..."
WCF (Indigo) - Under the Hood of the Service Layer
writes "How contracts and behaviors can be used to manipulate how the Service model/layer works ..."
Cool Stuff coming in WCF
writes " I was able to attend a session on Reliable Distributed Applications (Indigo). Very cool stuff shown that makes communication between applications and machines more reliable by guaranteeing message delivery, message order and transactions..."
Building Manageable Applications with the Windows Communication Foundation
writes "An important impetus for the adoption of service orientation is the prospect of an information services infrastructure comprised of readily-manageable units..."
Chris J. Breisch
writes "But, IIS7. Wow. This release will fix just about all of my complaints with IIS."
Indigo helps end the POX/REST debate
writes " Don Box and Chris Anderson showed how Indigo can be used in a REST style by sending Plain Old XML (POX) over HTTP. It’s a great testament to the quality of the Indigo extensibility architecture that they could do this. By supporting both the REST and SOAP styles it takes the heat out of the debate that one is better than the other...
Windows Workflow Foundation: some details
writes "WWF is an in-process workflow technology that deals purely with CLR types. It does not resemble BizTalk in terms of pipelines, XML messages, or persistence...
Windows Workflow Foundation and Expression
writes "Microsoft will be using WWF in Office 12, BizTalk Server and products from Microsoft Business Solutions..."
Windows Communication Foundation Framework (Indigo) Focusing on Com+ and MSMQ
writes "WOW! Indigo flows context, bye bye ContextBound objects..."
Developing Rules Driven Workflow in Windows Workflow Foundation
writes "WWF is a single workflow technology providing a framework for Microsoft products, partners and customers to build on..."
Windows Workflow Foundation, Where's Biztalk?
writes "Saw two separate presentations that had info on Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF)--the second was given by Don Box, brilliantly simple, weaved in as part of a look at what you get with Indigo and the new LINQ stuff. Which leads me to ask, where's Biztalk in all of this? Where's the vision from 2 years ago of business developers opening VS and Biztalk in order to start developing?"
WWF Hosts, Services and Event Driven Activities
writes "You then host this workflow in a couple of different hosts. When you set up each of the hosts you can construct a different service type to service you ReceiveEmail activity depending on where you are running the host. When it is running, your activity is going to ask the runtime to provide it with a service that implements a certain known .NET Interface type..."
Windows Communications Foundation ABCs
writes "Indigo is about ABC - Address, Binding, Contract ...
Windows Communication Foundation Framework Focusing on Com+ and MSMQ
writes "WCF provides an easy way to expose existing Com services, including transactionality, over any transport WCF supports opening the logic up to a huge new range of applications..."
writes " was impressed by the ease of implementing the different parts of Indigo. It also forced me to think differently. It seems like Microsoft, with all its different innovations presented in this PDC, is trying to modify the way people think of developers..."
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