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Michele Leroux Bustamante is Chief Architect of IDesign Inc., Microsoft Regional Director for San Diego, Microsoft MVP for Connected Systems and a BEA Technical Director. At IDesign Michele provides training, mentoring and high-end architecture consulting services focusing on Web services, scalable and secure architecture design for .NET, interoperability and globalization architecture. She is a member of the International .NET Speakers Association (INETA), a frequent conference presenter, conference chair for SD West, and is frequently published in several major technology journals. Michele is also on the board of directors for IASA (International Association of Software Architects), and a Program Advisor to UCSD Extension. Her latest book is Learning WCF (O'Reilly 2007) - see her book blog here: http://www.thatindigogirl.com. Reach her email@example.com, or visit http://www.idesign.net and her main blog at http://www.dasblonde.net.
Very good book. It gives you great examples on how to build a client app and a service server communicating through WCFPublished 1 month ago by robertoh89
Explains not just what to do but why to do it. Goes in depth, but in a clear spec-like manner.Published 6 months ago by Deborah J.
This is a good review of the internals of WCF, but be aware that all of the code and examples are C#. If you are a VB. Read morePublished 19 months ago by KraToast
Very much oriented toward doing practical programming. Good examples and a knack for communicating with Geeks. Lots of information, also, so can be used as a reference.Published 20 months ago by Steven L Speidel
I think that the book has not been updated to work with VS2010 with care. I struggled to get he labs to work. Read morePublished on November 27, 2012 by Helen Jo
This book is old. It contains outdated information. Also be aware that Amazon ships the first edition of the book, which is even older than the updated version. Read morePublished on August 20, 2012 by Snazel
I'm into my 2nd year doing seriously crazy work in WCF for a major banking application. I just finished a task re-working our WS-Security Framework to point to a new class of... Read morePublished on July 17, 2012 by gottahaveajava
Labs were poorly tested and reviewed. Using the same name over and over again (HelloIndigoService) multiple times in multiple projects in one solutions is confusing. Read morePublished on May 3, 2012 by C. Matthews
... so why do I only give it 3 stars? Well, in short, it's not because this book is particularly good with approaching its subject -- it emphatically is not -- but rather, it's... Read morePublished on February 7, 2012 by Steve Pagano