Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Using Web Service  instead of WCF

Posted on 2010-09-06
1
271 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
If I'm having problems binding to a WCF service but I can access it using a Web Reference, and I'm doing a read-only operation, is there any reason not to do that?
Is there an advantage to persisting with the binding to get the WCF to work?
0
Comment
Question by:Silas2
1 Comment
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Anil Golamari earned 500 total points
ID: 33621673
http://www.programminghelp.com/programming/dotnet/wcf-creating-and-implementing-a-service-in-c/
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms733769.aspx

You can use a web service instead of wcf but in long term if you need to make any change to the code or whether you client is not using same kind of transport to call the service then web service is very disadvantageous. If you are using WCF and project the endpoint bindings then you should be able to
connect any client and also code reusability and code changes will be easy to do in wcf.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In previous Articles, we have discussed how we can upload a file using .asmx web service and isolated storage space. Here, in continuation to the topic, I am going to discuss how we can use WCF for the same purpose. Steps: 1.Create the silverli…
Here I am going to explain creating proxies at runtime for WCF Service. So basically we use to generate proxies using Add Service Reference and then giving the Url of the WCF service then generate proxy files at client side. Ok, what if something ge…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used.

792 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question