I found this one, but it has a step that says to "Select the “WCF Service” project template...", which wouldn't make sense for adding a New Item (at least that doesn't sound right to me).

I'm curious if anyone can recommend a good beginners tutorial for writing your first Custom Service Application.

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A bit late but still.. Have a look at:


Pretty straightforward to get the helloworld example working


Video @ http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/gg620670

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I ended up using this one:


It's long and painful but is still the best one i've found so far. Hope this helps someone!

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