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Guide to the Documentation

Provided here is guidance about the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) documentation. The linked documents are recommended starting points grouped according to specific interests and levels of expertise.

To install a stand-alone version of the documentation and a Help viewer, download the Microsoft Windows SDK v 7.1.

New to Windows Communication Foundation Programming

Programming In-Depth


For information about troubleshooting common WCF problems, see WCF Troubleshooting Quickstart.

Using Windows Communication Foundation with Other Technologies

WS-* Protocols Supported in Windows Communication Foundation

To see a list of protocols supported in the system-provided bindings, see Web Services Protocols Supported by System-Provided Interoperability Bindings. To see the list of system-provided bindings, see System-Provided Bindings.

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