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Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
So I've been playing with WCF lately. It's been rather interesting. Here's the basic scenario: Need a service (service a) that communicates with a back-end service (service b) with a limited number of communication channels available to service b, and with the need to make asynchronous calls to service a and for service a to queue any pending requests for service b and execute them when it gets the chance. Enter WCF. Basically, I developed a service contract for both synchronous calls and asynchronous ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 29, 2006 11:48 AM

Novell and Microsoft to work together.
In a story on News.com, Novell and Microsoft are apparently going to work together for supporting Suse linux and Longhorn. Very interesting. In my opinion, this is huge. I can only hope that they also collaborate on Mono as well so that we can do .net development for linux and get .net 2.0 on linux. 1.1. is there, but 2.0 is still not quite ready. This should have Red Hat people up at nights ......

Posted On Friday, November 3, 2006 8:08 AM

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