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Hi i am New to SDL Tridion please suggest me needed resources and links to understand Core Service API,Now i am having API DOCS which is helpful but take too much time to understand it throughly .if anyone having resource/links which help to get it easily. Thanks in Advance

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You can start learning SDL Tridion from the SDL Live Content link - (Require Login) and specific to Core Service you can refer THIS link (Require Login)

Additionally, you can refer this question on this site - Tridion API source for a beginner

Further, you may choose from various Training provided by SDL and get hands on knwoledge about various aspects of SDL Tridion along with Core Service.

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The Tridion Core Service is a WCF 3.5 service. In the web.config or app.config you will need the WCF bindings to point to the Tridion Server. Also, since it is a WCF service, you can run the code locally and connect to a remote Tridion instance, assuming the firewall allows you. If the firewall blocks the call, you can use the http binding.

Then, you will need a few DLLs and a sample config from Tridion to get started. See my blog post here for a good example.

Finally, a good understanding of the Data Object model will be a big help, like knowing the difference between ComponentData and IdentifiableObjectData. My post on UFOs helps explain that.

I usually start with a simple console app and then use client.Read(URI, new ReadOptions()) and then go from there.

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