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Adding .NET based WCF service to Script# project #414

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parthangshu opened this Issue · 2 comments

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@parthangshu

Hi,
I have one .NET based WCF service running in production (NOT RESTFUL service). I have to consume that WCF service to my Script# project. I am using Script# version 0.7.2.0. Whenever I am adding the service using Visual studio "Add Service reference", the service is getting added. But building the application it says "Error 5 The type or namespace name 'GeneratedCodeAttributeAttribute' does not exist in the namespace 'System.CodeDom.Compiler' (are you missing an assembly reference?"

So, I couldn't add the WCF service to my Script# project. I googled and found Script# has limited .NET based capabilities so it is not able to add WCF service. But I have to add the WCF service to my project to fulfill the requirement. But I can' t change the WCF service to RESTFul service because it is in production.

Please help!!!

Many thanks,
Partha

@michaelaird
@nikhilk
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Great to see folks already chiming in and helping... just some contextual stuff to keep in mind.

Script# is not about running .net code. Its about using c# language to author script apps, and use the capabilities of scripting environments (in browser, in node.js etc.). The answer to many of these "how do I do x in script#" questions is the same as "how do I do x in insert_your_script_environment".

So, as mentioned, in a JavaScript client, you'd likely (or maybe I should say ideally, since this isn't the case with WCF-based implementations sometimes) work with a service with a simple REST API that speaks JSON. The same applies in script#.

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