Foreword: There’s actually no Media Center-specific content in this post, but it’s the logical continuation of the series… Background Add-In – A Queue-Based Download Manager Last time, we talked about using a Media Center-hosted WCF service as the basic architecture for the networking browsing and file copying add-in. This time, we’re looking at how that… Continue reading

Using WCF for IPC in Media Center Add-Ons Last time, I gave an overview of the design of my network browsing/copying add-on for Media Center. In this instalment, we look at how to use Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) as a means of interprocess communication (IPC) between the interactive and background portions of the add-on. Recall… Continue reading