Integrating with COM Applications

Integrating with COM Applications


Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services can be integrated directly into your existing code by using the WCF service moniker. The service moniker can be used from a wide range of COM-based development environments, such as Office VBA, Visual Basic 6.0, or Visual C++ 6.0.

In This Section

Integrating with COM Applications Overview

Gives an overview of the major parts of the integration process.

How to: Register and Configure a Service Moniker

To use the WCF service moniker within a COM application, register the required attributed types with COM, and configure the COM application and the moniker with the required binding configuration.

How to: Use the Windows Communication Foundation Service Moniker without Registration

Explains how to obtain the definition of the contract in the form of a Web Services Definition Language (WSDL) document or from a WS-MetadataExchange endpoint.

How to: Use a Service Moniker with WSDL Contracts

Describes how to call a WCF sample using a WCF WSDL moniker.

How to: Use a Service Moniker with Metadata Exchange Contracts

Describes how to call a WCF sample using a WCF moniker that specifies a Mex endpoint.

How to: Specify Channel Security Credentials

The WCF service moniker supports the IChannelCredentials interface that allows a range of alternate methods for specifying channel credentials.

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