For 4 1/2 of the 7 months during November 2012 and May 2013, I worked full time doing a deep dive into Service Oriented Architecture using WCF 4.5. The other 2 1/2 months I spent programming select topics in WPF, MEF, and Dependency Injection in .NET 4.5. All this was driven by my passion for building extensible apps, plus my long standing interest in cost effective software structure and architecture.
Two months were spent attending the IDesign Architect Master Class and Architects Clinic, each a week long, to learn the best practices for architecting robust, extensible, scalable Service Oriented apps with WCF. Then I spent 2 1/2 months writing code to implement this architecture using the following IDesign patterns:
- WCF Service as a Manager, Engine, or Resource Accessor (You’ll have to find about these on your own. Not enough space here.)
- Queued Pub/Sub Pattern – Facilitates a WCF service…
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