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MessageBinding Class

Describes how abstract content is mapped into a concrete format.

Namespace:  System.Web.Services.Description
Assembly:  System.Web.Services (in System.Web.Services.dll)

'Declaration
Public MustInherit Class MessageBinding _
	Inherits NamedItem

The MessageBinding type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodMessageBindingInitializes a new instance of the MessageBinding class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyDocumentationGets or sets the text documentation for the instance of the DocumentableItem. (Inherited from DocumentableItem.)
Public propertyDocumentationElementGets or sets the documentation element for the DocumentableItem. (Inherited from DocumentableItem.)
Public propertyExtensibleAttributesGets or sets an array of type XmlAttribute that represents attribute extensions of WSDL to comply with Web Services Interoperability (WS-I) Basic Profile 1.1. (Inherited from DocumentableItem.)
Public propertyExtensionsGets the ServiceDescriptionFormatExtensionCollection associated with this DocumentableItem. (Inherited from DocumentableItem.)
Public propertyNameGets or sets the name of the item. (Inherited from NamedItem.)
Public propertyNamespacesGets or sets the dictionary of namespace prefixes and namespaces used to preserve namespace prefixes and namespaces when a ServiceDescription object is constructed. (Inherited from DocumentableItem.)
Public propertyOperationBindingGets the OperationBinding of which the current MessageBinding is a member.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This abstract class forms the base class for the following classes:

The following example demonstrates a typical use of the MessageBinding class.

Imports System
Imports System.Web.Services.Description

Class MyClass1

   Public Shared Sub Main()
      Dim addOperationBinding As OperationBinding = _
         CreateOperationBinding("Add", "http://tempuri.org/")
   End Sub 'Main

   Public Shared Function CreateInputOutputBinding(myBindName As String, _
      isInputBinding As Boolean) As MessageBinding
      ' Value isInputBinding = true ---> return type = InputBinding. 
      ' Value isInputBinding = false --> return type = OutputBinding. 
      Dim myMessageBinding As MessageBinding = Nothing 
      Select Case isInputBinding
         Case True
            myMessageBinding = New InputBinding()
            Console.WriteLine("Added an InputBinding")
         Case False
            myMessageBinding = New OutputBinding()
            Console.WriteLine("Added an OutputBinding")
      End Select
      myMessageBinding.Name = myBindName
      Dim mySoapBodyBinding As New SoapBodyBinding()
      mySoapBodyBinding.Use = SoapBindingUse.Literal
      myMessageBinding.Extensions.Add(mySoapBodyBinding)
      Console.WriteLine("Added extensibility element of type: " & _
         mySoapBodyBinding.GetType().ToString())
      Return myMessageBinding
   End Function 'CreateInputOutputBinding

   ' Used to create OperationBinding instances within Binding. 
   Public Shared Function CreateOperationBinding(myOperation As String, _
      targetNamespace As String) As OperationBinding

      ' Create OperationBinding for operation. 
      Dim myOperationBinding As New OperationBinding()
      myOperationBinding.Name = myOperation

      ' Create InputBinding for operation. 
      Dim myInputBinding As InputBinding = _
         CType(CreateInputOutputBinding(Nothing, True), InputBinding)
      ' Create OutputBinding for operation. 
      Dim myOutputBinding As OutputBinding = _
         CType(CreateInputOutputBinding(Nothing, False), OutputBinding)

      ' Add InputBinding and OutputBinding to OperationBinding.
      myOperationBinding.Input = myInputBinding
      myOperationBinding.Output = myOutputBinding

      ' Create an extensibility element for SoapOperationBinding. 
      Dim mySoapOperationBinding As New SoapOperationBinding()
      mySoapOperationBinding.Style = SoapBindingStyle.Document
      mySoapOperationBinding.SoapAction = targetNamespace + myOperation

      ' Add the extensibility element SoapOperationBinding to OperationBinding.
      myOperationBinding.Extensions.Add(mySoapOperationBinding)
      Return myOperationBinding
   End Function 'CreateOperationBinding
End Class 'MyClass1

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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