The Web Service Software Factory is now maintained by the community and can be found on the Service Factory site.
This content is outdated and is no longer being maintained. It is provided as a courtesy for individuals who are still using these technologies.
Retired: November 2011
To get started with the Service Factory: Modeling Edition, you should do the following:
- Building Services Using the Service Factory: Modeling Edition. Read this section to learn about the activities that can be performed with the Service Factory and about the models, elements, and other factory capabilities.
- 15-Minute Walkthrough. This is a shortened version of the “Building a Service” hands-on lab for those who quickly want to see some of the Service Factory capabilities. You can download the instructions and code from CodePlex.
- Building a Service Hands-on Lab. This hands-on lab is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the Service Factory: Modeling Edition. It will introduce you to all three models in the Service Factory and allow you to build an ASMX or WCF service using the Service Factory. You can download the instructions and code from CodePlex.
Once you have familiarized yourself with the Service Factory and you want to learn about modifying the Service Factory to meet the needs of your development team, you should complete the exercises in the “Creating Your Version of the Service Factory” hands-on lab. You can download the instructions and code from CodePlex.