Web Service BasicAuthentication Solution

I’ve shown how to add the Authorization header to your client. Now, lets take it server side. How do we receive that header and either allow access or reject the request with a SoapException. Lets start at the authentication piece. This object will be instantiated from the endpoint method and references a remote ActiveDirectory LDAP. […]

WSDL.exe vs. Service Reference

The first time I tried to write a web service client in Visual Studio 2010, my instinct said “create a service reference”. After all, Microsoft loves to tie things in through references. So I did… and I quickly realized I was going to have to create a service reference for each environment if I was […]

About Face

A career shift has shoved me down a road I surely thought I would never undertake… Microsoft. Nevertheless, here I sit a couple months down the road coding C#, writing web services for IIS, and implementing SSIS. Its a huge learning curve so as I come across the idiosyncrasies of the .NET world, I’ll post […]

Taking the plunge

I’ve been wanting to create this blog for years and am finally taking the plunge.  I run into my fair share of issues while coding. As I do, I’ll be putting my issues here with their solutions. I hope the information is of some use to you. I’ve taken so much from the blogosphere, it’s […]