International Association of Engineers
Software development is subject to a constant process of change. In the meantime web-services, distributed applications or access to remote services are already the standard. Side-by-side with these techniques their demands rise significantly. Defined support for security issues, coordination of transactions and reliable communications are expected. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) - as a part of the present and succeeding .NET framework - by Microsoft corporation supports these requirements in line with wide range interoperability. WCF.NET provides the development of distributed and interconnected software applications by a service-oriented programming model.