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What are the differences between WS and WCF?
When do we use one or the other?
Please provide examples.
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ws and remoting are the ancestor of wcf (which can do both with the same code)
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What is the difference between WS and remoting?
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WS (Web Services) is access through web while remoting is access through a network
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Basic difference is

In .NET, when we create an application that consumes a web service, the web service may or may not be built using .NET. But while implementing Remoting in .NET, both the applications must be built in .NET.

also Refer this links

http://www.dotnetspider.com/resources/829-Difference-Between-remoting-web-services.aspx

http://www.dotnetuncle.com/Difference/42_web_service_remoting.aspx

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1426249/what-is-the-difference-between-web-service-and-remoting
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