Conceptual Overview

This topic summarizes information about the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) messaging system and the classes that support its use.

In This Section

What Is Windows Communication Foundation
A brief overview of WCF.

Fundamental Windows Communication Foundation Concepts
An outline of the major concepts of the WCF programming model.

Windows Communication Foundation Architecture
A graphical representation of the WCF architecture.

Reference

System.ServiceModel

Basic WCF Programming

Guidelines and Best Practices

Windows Communication Foundation Samples

Tools

System Requirements

General Reference