Learn WP7Dev in 31 Days – Day 28 – Working with Consuming a WCF Service in WP7 - by @f5Debug
In this article we are going to see how to consume a WCF Service in a Windows Phone 7 Application Development. For the beginners WCF is a Windows Communication Foundation is a Microsoft framework to build application in Service Oriented Architecture. We can use WCF as a service to send data across the application as a service with the endpoints predefined to communicate. The service endpoints can be of type which is hosted on to an IIS Server and available anytime, or it can also be an application oriented service to provide on demand usage. The data transfer through the messages can be of any particular format that the sender and receiver can able to understand the communication over the protocol.
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