Support for WCF wsHttpBinding + wsDualHttpBinding
Improve the Silverlight WCF stack by providing support for wsHttpBinding and wsDualHttpBinding
This is so needed, because if it not make its way into silverlight it also did not make its way into Windows Phone :(
The reason I'm looking for it is to implement sessionful services over http.
I've followed all the best practices I could find up until this point and now I am locked out of silverlight because my back end services are using wsHttp. We will not be looking at Silverlight for our enterprise apps until this gets included.
Silverlight should support WCF, and the full fidelity of the WCF stack. Period. Silverlight is the flagship for distributed development, and WCF is the flagship for communications. I realize security and the #$%^& hackers cause all kinds of problems, but we must find a way for business to fully leverage the technology.
Support for WS-*
If not supported then at least allow to ingore WS-* as many J2EE services with WS-Policy in the WSDL cannot be used.
We've developed a platform using all Microsoft recommended practices for a claims based, WS SOA, and the lack of this feature has, so far, single handedly removed our ability to use Silverlight for features requiring any authentication or authorization
Increasing of WCF support is needed.
Really important in a enterprise software.
This is incredibly important especially for heterogeneous enterprise environments.
Jose Luis Latorre commented
This is indeed a big need for making it a Great Business development technology.
I have had a Fortune-500 client (with a significant MCS presence) where their internal architecture committee requires/mandates WSHTTP for all web-service interaction (intranet or otherwise) As much as I evangelized Silverlight as a solution to many of their problems (especially client-deployment issues with WPF rich-clients), the lack of WS-HTTP was a deal-breaker. The absence of this feature is hurting deployment in the enterprise.
Mike Schmidt commented
I can't agree more with you. Especially in light of a services oriented world, our ability to ensure the integrity and reliability of teh data flowing across systems is paramount.
Greg Neilson commented
Can't believe this isn't higher. Full WCF binding support is very very important in terms of reliability and security.