After working out how to do the right thing when using WCF Data Services with Windows Server AppFabric I’ve now created a template you can use directly from Visual Studio.

The templates are available from Visual Studio Gallery or directly from within Visual Studio 2010.

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Just search the Online Templates for AppFabric

Using AppFabric Monitoring with WCF DataServices
  1. Setup Visual Studio to run web site in IIS
  2. Configure monitoring for end-to-end tracking using the AppFabric UI
  3. Add a new AppFabric-enabled WCF Data Service to your Web application
  4. Update the code to use your model
  5. Run a few calls through your service
  6. Find a service call in AppFabric Dashboard and View Related Events

More on this later…