Check out the services factory especially the WCF Guidance Package. Really nice...!! the layered architecture, the autogeneration of mapping between the entity classes and the data contracts is nice. The Data Guidance Package is nice too. Heres a link http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa480534.aspx
to the download and documentaiton. I am interested in hearing what other folks think
Figure 1 - Link An Approach to Service Oriented Architecture the foundation for any application architecture that should be considered today is going to be of a service oriented or (SOA) based. Figure 1 Service Oriented Architecture consumed by a User Interface Layer Service orientation is about four aspects, as shown above – where is the service (example are URL of the web service, how do you bind with it (what protocol – HTTP etc) and what contract (request response, one way etc.) and ......
Harish Pavithran is a Senior Manager at Wipro. Prior to this he was a Solutions Principal at Microsoft Consulting Services - Commercial Sector Services which entails Health Care and Life Sciences and the Retail Industry. Before this role he was a Principal at The Revere Group (A NTT Data Company) as a Microsoft Solutions Information Worker and Integration Competency Lead. Prior to this position he was a Senior Solutions Architect at Avanade (joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft).