Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Development and the .NET Compact Framework

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Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s unified programming model for building service-oriented applications. The topics in this section describe how to connect to existing WCF Web services from devices that are running the .NET Compact Framework.

Note Note

WCF is supported in the .NET Compact Framework version 3.5 and later versions.

Messaging in the .NET Compact Framework

Describes support for the WCF messaging layer in the .NET Compact Framework.

How to: Use the HTTP Transport

Describes how to connect to an existing WCF service on the desktop from a device that is running the .NET Compact Framework.

How to: Use Transport Security

Describes how to implement mutual authentication when connecting to an existing WCF service on the desktop from a device that is running the .NET Compact Framework.

WCF Exchange Server Mail Transport

Describes the WCF Exchange Server mail transport, which is based on the use of e-mail as a transport for WCF applications that run on both the desktop .NET Framework and the .NET Compact Framework.

Walkthrough: Using the WCF Exchange Server Mail Transport

Provides an example of an application that is based on the WCF Exchange Server mail transport.

How to: Use Message Security with the WCF Exchange Server Mail Transport

Provides an example of how to use SOAP message security with the WCF Exchange Server mail transport.

How to: Serialize Messages in WCF Applications

Provides an object serializer that can be used to serialize messages in WCF applications.

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