Contract Types Details

The topics in this section describe the different types of message-exchange patterns (MEPs) that contracts can take: request-reply, one-way, or duplex. The overview topics describe the patterns and discuss the implications those patterns have for your application. The how-to topics provide code walkthroughs of the contract types.

For more information about all contract options, see Designing Service Contracts. To learn about implementing the service contracts you design, see Implementing Service Contracts. For more information about the endpoints and publishing your service, see Endpoints: Addresses, Bindings, and Contracts.

In This Section

 

Topic Description

Request-Reply Services

Describes request-reply contracts and how to create them.

How to: Create a Request-Reply Contract

Request-reply contract walkthrough.

One-Way Services

Describes one-way contracts and how to create them.

How to: Create a One-Way Contract

One-way contract walkthrough.

Duplex Services

Describes duplex contracts and how to create them.

How to: Create a Duplex Contract

Duplex contract walkthrough.




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2012-08-02

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