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Code Contracts in C# by Jon Skeet Posted on Apr 14, 2010 This article discusses the concepts and ideas of Code Contracts and the way they are handled in C#. Unless you happen to have used a language supporting Design by Contract before, you may sometimes find yourself unsure of how to proceed with Code Contracts. If you're using it in conjunction with Test Driven Development, what should you write first - the contract or the implementation?

"Code First" Web Services Reconsidered by Dennis Sosnoski Posted on Aug 27, 2007 In this article, Dennis Sosnoski questions the conventional wisdom that a contract-first approach to web services development, i.e. starting from WSDL, is superior to starting from code. He shows how the JiBX framework can be used to practice start-from-code development without incurring the disadvantages, specifically without coupling implementation and interface too tightly. 3

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