Web Service Software Factories
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This content is outdated and is no longer being maintained.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
The Web Service Software Factory (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of resources designed to help you quickly and consistently build Web services that adhere to well-known architecture and design patterns. These resources consist of patterns and architecture topics in the form of written guidance and models with code generation in the form of tools integrated with Visual Studio.
- Web Service Software Factory 2010. For use with Visual Studio 2010.
- Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition. For use with Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2005.
This software factory, like many patterns & practices deliverables, is associated with a community site. On the Web Service Software Factory community site, you can post questions, provide feedback, or connect with other users for sharing ideas. Community members can also help Microsoft plan and test future offerings and download additional content such as extensions and training material.