As the software industry shifts to running software in the cloud, organizations are looking to migrate existing applications from on-premises to the cloud. Last week at Microsoft’s Ignite conference, Paul Yuknewicz and I delivered a talk focused on how to get started migrating applications to Azure (watch the talk free) where we walked through the business case for migrating to the cloud,
With the recent update to the WCF Service Reference tool in the VS Marketplace, support has been added for downloading metadata for a web service where the metadata exchange (MEX) endpoint has been secured with IIS authentication.
The purpose of MEX endpoints is to allow clients to discover the service capabilities,
Microservices are a hot architecture concept right now, and we hear a lot of interest in the architecture concepts. Many of the ideas and capabilities behind microservices are already possible with the WCF frameworks for client and server creation. There is one tenet about microservices that you can not do with WCF: run inside of a container.