WCF replacement for cross process/machine communication

I ran across another post of someone looking to get rid of WCF on StackOverflow today. The post titled “WCF replacement for cross process/machine communication” goes into the typical complaints about configuration of WCF. I actually think this is the least of the issues I’ve had with WCF. Whatever your reason for looking to abandon [...]


In this post we are going to explore some great new features introduced in the latest release of the protobuf-csharp-port project. We are going to build both an IIS service to handle requests as well as a sample client. Let’s get started. Prerequisites Let’s start by fetching a copy of the protobuf-csharp-port binaries. We can [...]

Benchmarking WCF compared to Protocol Buffers + RpcLibrary

So now that I’ve finally got around to releasing a protocol built on top of the RpcLibrary I thought it would be fun to re-run some benchmarks. The protocol has been around unreleased for almost a year waiting on some required changes in protobuf-csharp-port which have finally been published in a release. The protocol I’m [...]