endpoint.tv - WCF and WF 4.0 First Look with Brian Loesgen

Download this episode

Download Video


Brian Loesgen is a principal consultant with Neudesic, co-author of 6 books and a 5 time BizTalk Server MVP.  We brought Brian to Redmond to hear what he had to say about WCF and WF in .NET 4.0


endpoint.tv, WCF, WF



Available formats for this video:

Actual format may change based on video formats available and browser capability.

    The Discussion

    • User profile image
      the takeaways...

      ·         The model is the application

      ·         I can view/edit/roundtrip the model with different visual editors

      ·         The model is represented in a relational database so you can chain models together (IIS model and the WCF model + its hosting infrastructure model)

      ·         Other tools can navigate these relationships

      ·         A runtime takes the model and runs what it understands of the model.

      ·         A runtime could also take a model and pass pieces of the model to other runtimes

      ·         Templates for application types will emerge … you never start from scratch anymore.


      ·         You can create a model with a text editor.

      ·         It’s easier for some people to write code than draw pictures

      ·         So they use the textual modeler.


      ·         The model can be cracked open and analysed unlike code assemblies.

      ·         Where are all my applications that do that special sauce thing?

      ·         Ten years later new compliance requirements come out from the federal government. 

      ·         Where are all my applications and places in the model that deal with those areas?


      ·         The models will get you 70-80 percent there.


      ·         There will still be a requirement for traditional code

    Comments closed

    Comments have been closed since this content was published more than 30 days ago, but if you'd like to send us feedback you can Contact Us.