Course: WCF Essentials

$470.69 incl. vat

duration: 10 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days

In this online Microsoft training you will learn more about Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). We discuss the features and benefits of building applications using WCF and how you can use WCF to build distributed applications.

Then we continue with the tools that are used to implement WCF applications and to work with them and we consider the main contract types and parameters and how you can perform tasks such as configuration of clients and how to secure them.

Topics that will also be discussed are security schemes, practical tips for implementation and much more.


You are familiar with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and the different features of using WCF.


No specific prior knowledge required.

Target audience

Software Developer

WCF Essentials

10 hours

WCF Essentials: Introduction to the Framework

Course_Description=<p>WCF is used to build distributed and service-oriented applications. Explore the features and benefits of building applications using WCF.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:48

WCF Essentials: Distributed Applications

Course_Description=<p>Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) offers a unified framework for building applications. Discover how to use WCF to build distributed applications.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:30

WCF Essentials: Tools

Course_Description=<p>Various tools are available to help create, deploy, and manage Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) applications. Explore the tools used to implement and work with WCF applications.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:44

WCF Essentials: Contracts

Course_Description=<p>Contracts are used to define what operations are supported by the service. Explore the main contract types as well as their parameters.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:49

WCF Essentials: Services

Course_Description=<p>Services can be defined and customized in WCF. Discover how to perform such tasks as configuring endpoints, bindings, and security schemes.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:44

WCF Essentials: Hosting

Course_Description=<p>WCF clients are used to facilitate communication with a service via an endpoint. Explore WCF client objects and how to configure and secure clients.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:29

WCF Essentials: Building Clients

Course_Description=<p>WCF clients are used to facilitate communication with a service via an endpoint. Explore WCF client objects and how to configure and secure clients.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:35

WCF Essentials: Managing Transactions

Course_Description=<p>A transaction is a set of operations that complies with the four core properties - atomic, consistency, isolation, and durability. Explore these properties, as well as the different protocols used in a transaction.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:29

Queues &amp; Reliable Sessions

Course_Description=<p>Reliable sessions and queues are used to implement WCF reliable messaging features. Explore considerations and best practices for implementing both features.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:38

WCF Essentials: Interoperability and Integration

Course_Description=<p>Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) can be implemented using various different web services protocols. Explore interoperability and integration features of WCF.</p> TargetAudience= Duration=00:28

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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Duration 10 hours
Language English (US)
Certificate of participation Yes
Online access 90 days
Monitor Progress Yes
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