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Web Services and GUI Executable

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Hi all,

I would like to make a windows forms executable that is controlled by web services, so e.g. the SOAP Messages sent to the web service can be then sent to the GUI. Preferably in C# (.Net 2005).
I know how to create web services and I know how to create windows applications, but the combination does not seem to be possible...

Could someone please give me some pointers on how I could make an windows executable controlled by a web service?

Thanks,
jon
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Instead of having the web service relay the message to the GUI why not host the web service itself inside the EXE?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/12/ServiceStation/

If you dont want to go that route the most efficent way for the web service to communicate with the applicatino is using .NET remoting.
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