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Implementing a WCF Service in the Real World

by Mike Liu | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

WCF is the acronym for Windows Communication Foundation. It is Microsoft's latest technology that enables applications in a distributed environment to communicate with each other.

In this article by, Mike Liu, author of  WCF 4.0 Multi-tier Services Development with LINQ to Entities, we will create and test the WCF service by following these steps:

  • Create the project using a WCF Service Library template
  • Create the project using a WCF Service Application template
  • Create the Service Operation Contracts
  • Create the Data Contracts
  • Add a Product Entity project
  • Add a business logic layer project
  • Call the business logic layer from the service interface layer
  • Test the service

Here ,In this article, we will learn how to separate the service interface layer from the business logic layer

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Modeling Relationships with GORM

by Fergal Dearle | June 2010 | Java Open Source

The previous article, The Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM) by Fergal Dearle, author of the book Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages, provided us with an overview of the Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM).

In this article, we will take a look at how GORM helps in modelling different types of relationships between objects.

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The Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM)

by Fergal Dearle | June 2010 | Java Open Source

The Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM) is a core component of the Grails web application framework and uses DSL- style techniques to apply persistence to regular Groovy classes.

In this article by Fergal Dearle, author of the book Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages, we will take a look at the Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM). We will also see how a GORM model is built.

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009: Apply reverse engineering to customize our application

by Mark Brummel | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 is a very complete ERP package, but unlike other ERP packages it has a design capable of providing an open structure and a development platform. The idea is to provide 80% of the solution out of the box and allow the other 20% to be designed by qualified business application developers.

In this first article of the three part article series, by, Mark Brummel, author of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Application Design, we will learn :

  • how to to reverse engineer the standard application to look and learn how it works
  • how to reuse the structures in our own solutions.
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Amazon SimpleDB versus RDBMS

by Prabhakar Chaganti Rich Helms | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Java PHP

In this article by Prabhakar Chaganti and Rich Helms, authors of Amazon SimpleDB Developer Guide, you'll see the differences between SimpleDB and a traditional RDBMS, as well as the pros and cons of using SimpleDB as the storage engine in your application.

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