.NET Framework Class Library  

PortType Class

Represents a named set of abstract operations and the corresponding abstract messages. This class cannot be inherited.

For a list of all members of this type, see PortType Members.

System.Object
   System.Web.Services.Description.DocumentableItem
      System.Web.Services.Description.PortType

[Visual Basic]
NotInheritable Public Class PortType
   Inherits DocumentableItem
[C#]
public sealed class PortType : DocumentableItem
[C++]
public __gc __sealed class PortType : public DocumentableItem
[JScript]
public class PortType extends DocumentableItem

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are safe for multithreaded operations. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Remarks

The PortType class corresponds to the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) <portType> element enclosed by the <definitions> root element. For more information about WSDL, see the specification at http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl/.

Example

[Visual Basic] 
Imports System
Imports System.Web.Services.Description
Imports System.Xml
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Class MyPortTypeClass
   Public Shared Sub Main()
      Try
         Dim myPortTypeCollection As PortTypeCollection
         Dim myServiceDescription As ServiceDescription = _
            ServiceDescription.Read("MathService_vb.wsdl")

         myPortTypeCollection = myServiceDescription.PortTypes
         Dim noOfPortTypes As Integer = _
            myServiceDescription.PortTypes.Count
         Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Newline & _
            "Total number of PortTypes : " & noOfPortTypes.ToString())

         Dim myPortType As PortType = _
            myPortTypeCollection("MathServiceSoap")
         myPortTypeCollection.Remove(myPortType)

         ' Create a new PortType.
         Dim myNewPortType As New PortType()
         myNewPortType.Name = "MathServiceSoap"
         Dim myOperationCollection As OperationCollection = _
            myServiceDescription.PortTypes(0).Operations
         Dim i As Integer
         For i = 0 To myOperationCollection.Count - 1
            Dim inputmsg As String = _
               myOperationCollection(i).Name & "SoapIn"
            Dim outputmsg As String = _
               myOperationCollection(i).Name & "SoapOut"
            Console.WriteLine("Operation = " & myOperationCollection(i).Name)
            myNewPortType.Operations.Add( _
               CreateOperation(myOperationCollection(i).Name, inputmsg, _
               outputmsg, myServiceDescription.TargetNamespace))
         Next i

         ' Add the PortType to the collection.
         myPortTypeCollection.Add(myNewPortType)
         noOfPortTypes = myServiceDescription.PortTypes.Count
         Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Newline & _
            "Total Number of PortTypes : " & noOfPortTypes.ToString())
         myServiceDescription.Write("MathService_New.wsdl")
      Catch e As Exception
         Console.WriteLine("Exception: " & e.Message)
      End Try
   End Sub 'Main

   Public Shared Function CreateOperation(operationName As String, _
         inputMessage As String, outputMessage As String, _
         targetNamespace As String) As Operation
      Dim myOperation As New Operation()
      myOperation.Name = operationName
      Dim input As OperationMessage = _
         CType(New OperationInput(), OperationMessage)
      input.Message = New XmlQualifiedName(inputMessage, targetNamespace)
      Dim output As OperationMessage = _
         CType(New OperationOutput(), OperationMessage)
      output.Message = New XmlQualifiedName(outputMessage, targetNamespace)
      myOperation.Messages.Add(input)
      myOperation.Messages.Add(output)
      Return myOperation
   End Function 'CreateOperation
End Class 'MyPortTypeClass

[C#] 
using System;
using System.Web.Services.Description;
using System.Xml;

class MyPortTypeClass
{
   public static void Main()
   {
      try
      {
         PortTypeCollection myPortTypeCollection;
         ServiceDescription myServiceDescription =
            ServiceDescription.Read("MathService_CS.wsdl");
         
         myPortTypeCollection = myServiceDescription.PortTypes;
         int noOfPortTypes = myServiceDescription.PortTypes.Count;
         Console.WriteLine("\nTotal number of PortTypes : "
            + noOfPortTypes);

         PortType myPortType = myPortTypeCollection["MathServiceSoap"];
         myPortTypeCollection.Remove(myPortType);

         // Create a new PortType.
         PortType myNewPortType = new PortType();
         myNewPortType.Name = "MathServiceSoap";
         OperationCollection myOperationCollection = 
            myServiceDescription.PortTypes[0].Operations;
         for(int i=0;i<myOperationCollection.Count;i++)
         {
            string inputmsg = myOperationCollection[i].Name + "SoapIn";
            string outputmsg = myOperationCollection[i].Name + "SoapOut";
            Console.WriteLine("Operation = " + myOperationCollection[i].Name);
            myNewPortType.Operations.Add(
               CreateOperation(myOperationCollection[i].Name, inputmsg, 
               outputmsg,myServiceDescription.TargetNamespace));
         }

         // Add the PortType to the collection.
         myPortTypeCollection.Add(myNewPortType);
         noOfPortTypes = myServiceDescription.PortTypes.Count;
         Console.WriteLine("\nTotal Number of PortTypes : " 
            + noOfPortTypes);
         myServiceDescription.Write("MathService_New.wsdl");
      }
      catch(Exception e)
      {
         Console.WriteLine("Exception: " + e.Message);
      }
   }
   public static Operation CreateOperation(string operationName, 
      string inputMessage, string outputMessage, string targetNamespace)
   {
      Operation myOperation = new Operation();
      myOperation.Name = operationName;
      OperationMessage input = (OperationMessage) new OperationInput();
      input.Message = new XmlQualifiedName(inputMessage, targetNamespace);
      OperationMessage output = (OperationMessage) new OperationOutput();
      output.Message = new XmlQualifiedName(outputMessage, targetNamespace);
      myOperation.Messages.Add(input);
      myOperation.Messages.Add(output);
      return myOperation;
   }
}

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Requirements

Namespace: System.Web.Services.Description

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System.Web.Services (in System.Web.Services.dll)

See Also

PortType Members | System.Web.Services.Description Namespace