ITE504 Windows Communication Foundation Application Development (8)

This subject gives students the skills required to create the Web services needed to implement robust business applications for Windows.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students in the Master of Systems Development, Graduate Certificate in Systems Development and Master of Management (IT)



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to build and host a Web service;
  • be able to design service contracts and data contracts;
  • be able to maintain state information and support transactions;
  • be able to programmatically configure bindings and endpoints;
  • be able to use loadbalancing and perform contentbased message routing;
  • be able to implement message encryption, authentication, authorization;
  • be able to optimize performance with service throttling, encoding, and streaming;
  • be able to implement asynchronous operations, oneway methods, and events;
  • be able to create services that interoperate with ASP.NET and COM+


This subject will cover the following topics:

* Creating Services * Exposing and Deploying Services * Instrumenting and Administering Services * Consuming Services * Securing Services * Managing the Service Life Cycle


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.