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Using WCF Services in Visual Studio

.NET Framework 3.5

This section contains topics that provide guidance for referencing and using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services in Visual Studio.

Add Service Reference Dialog Box

Describes the user interface elements of the Add Service Reference dialog box.

Configure Service Reference Dialog Box

Describes the user interface elements of the Configure Service Reference dialog box.

How to: Add, Update, or Remove a Service Reference

Describes how to add, update, or remove WCF services from a project.

How to: Add a Reference to a Web Service

Describes how to add a reference to an XML (ASMX) Web service to a project.

How to: Select a Service Endpoint

Describes how to select an endpoint for a WCF service that exposes multiple endpoints.

How to: Call a Service Method Asynchronously

Describes how to call a WCF service asynchronously.

How to: Bind Data Returned by a Service

Describes how to enable data binding to a WCF service.

How to: Configure a Service to Reuse Existing Types

Describes how to enable or disable type sharing for a WCF service.

Troubleshooting Service References

Presents some common errors that can occur with service references and how to prevent them.

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