May 2008 Entries

WCF: Technique of debugging inconsistency between Wsdl and Response messages.

WCF: Technique of debugging inconsistency between Wsdl and Response messages. I was working with several web-services as a client and had several issues the same kind. WSDL of this services does not conform the Response messages (See below. I’ve bolded the text related to the issue.). I fixed this issue by changing proxy code. It is not a big issue but now we have to manually change proxy every time we have updated the proxy of this service. Here the checklist how debugging this case: [The proxy ......

WCF: Availability of the WCF services

The requirements look easy: We need to monitor the health of the WCF services, availability of the WCF services. Are they up or down? But we don't want to call operations of the service because it sometime could change the service internal status and these changes are out of our control. Some services have special Heartbeat() operation to make the health monitoring easily, but the most have not. We don't have to check the work status of the web-method. That means we don't care if some underlying ......

WCF: values disappeared in response: derived classes and serialization/deserialization order error

WCF: values disappeared in response: derived classes and serialization/deserialization order error This is a second article about errors with getting data from the web-services. "WCF: Deserialization error, the response elements disappeared" ( http://geekswithblogs.net/L... ) First time the whole elements disappeared from the response messages without any errors. Now only values of the elements disappeared. ......