Add Service Reference – How to Avoid Generating Already Existing Classes

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Add Service Reference – How to Avoid Generating Already Existing Classes Today I was asked how to avoid generating an already existing  client class when we use the Add Service Reference menu item in Visual Studio. The Problem In the e-mail I got the question was regarding the use of ValidationResults (from the Validation Application Block) as a return type for a WCF Service. When they try to Add Service Reference to the service...

Self Validation in Validation Application Block

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Self Validation in Validation Application Block There are times when you don’t find a solution for a validation you need inside Validation Application Block validators. When this is happening Self Validation can help you to keep using VAB and gaining all its abilities. This post will explain how to use Self Validation in VAB. What is Self Validation? Self validation gives you the ability to implement validation logic inside the class you want to validate. When you have a complicated validation or your validation logic can’t be performed  using the VAB validators you can apply this method. How to use Self Validation? The...