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Hanselminutes Podcast 41 - WS-*

November 17, '06 Comments [1] Posted in Podcast | Web Services
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My forty-first Podcast is up.  In this one, Carl and I talk about some of the underlying specs that make up what everyone calls "WS-star". It's a confusing bunch of specs, and I hope I explain it correctly as I think it is a useful thing for folks to know.

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. I am a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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Monday, November 20, 2006 6:25:20 PM UTC
Hey Scott, regarding tooling around WCF stuff, it might be worth for you to take a look (possibly discuss your views) at the Microsoft patterns & practices Web Service Software Factory (http://msdn.microsoft.com/servicefactory). It contains a wealth of wizards, VS templates, etc. to help author WCF (and secure) services. For example, it contains quite a few wizards that make securing a service a snap.

Even if you're not starting from a blank solution, you are still able to use the wizards/templates if you enable the "Guidance Package" in an existing solution.

Cheers and keep it coming!
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