Service Factory - Modeling Edition (VS2008)

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Released: Feb 27, 2008
Updated: Feb 27, 2008 by donsmith
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The Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of resources designed to help you quickly and consistently build WCF and ASMX Web services that adhere to well-known architecture and design patterns. These resources consist of models with code generation in the form of tools integrated with Visual Studio 2008 and patterns and architecture topics in the form of written guidance.

The Service Factory contains automation and guidance integrated into Visual Studio 2008 for building services. The core of the automation components is a Web services domain model. This domain model contains elements such as service contracts, operations, messages, and data contracts. This domain model manifests itself in the form of three integrated domain-specific languages (DSLs) that are used to model services: Service Contract Model, Data Contract Model, and the Host Model.

In addition to the Visual Studio automation facilities, the Service Factory also contains the relevant written guidance about building Web services - a lot of this documentation came from the December 2006 release. Some of these topics include architecture, message design, versioning, exception handling, and other useful patterns. For a full list of topics that are included, see the “Web Service Architecture” section in the documentation included with the Service Factory.

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Reviews for this release

I found it very easy and useful
by Naumatrix on Jun 15, 2010 at 6:57 PM
very good
by rrossiter on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:28 PM
Service Factory very goog
by gpx1980 on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:02 AM
by ldy0328 on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:32 AM
this wssf os great
by tungtd on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:43 AM
Very Good!
by xudaosong on Apr 15, 2009 at 2:57 AM
How to download the Modeling Edition VS2008
by qy8502 on Mar 30, 2009 at 4:11 AM
today i begion to study wcf!
by scsdlingyun on Mar 17, 2009 at 4:29 AM
where is the Release?
by menendea on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:24 PM
A professional version,it could be improve better in a few days.
by SebastianWang on Nov 25, 2008 at 6:51 AM
by billchen on Sep 1, 2008 at 3:14 AM