WCF - A definition

In Simple words, WCF stands for Windows Communication Foundations.

In detailed view WCF combines the functionality from ASP.NET web services, .Net Remoting, Message Queuing and Enterprise Services.


Definition of WCF is : Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
is Microsoft's programming model for using managed code to build unified Web services and other distributed systems that can talk to each other.
WCF focuses on connecting XML to programs that are built using development languages supported by Microsoft, such as VB.NET and C#.
To support this cross-language communication, WCF uses the extensible Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP).


Article by Gaurav Aroraa
Gaurav is a Microsoft Technology Specialist professional. He has awarded lifetime membership from Computer Society of India (CSI). He has more than 13yrs of experience in the industry. Currently, he is working in the capacity of Solution Architect with an MNC. He is serving to the various communities since 1999.

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