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This comprehensive book teaches you how to build data-rich business applications with Silverlight 2 that draw on multiple sources of data. Packed with reusable examples, Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2 covers all of the data access and web service tools you need, including data binding, the LINQ data querying component, RESTful and SOAP web service support, cross-domain web service calls, and Microsoft's new ADO.NET Data Services and the ADO.NET Entity Framework.

With this book, you will:



  • Know when and how to use LINQ to JSON, LINQ to XML, and LINQ to Objects
  • Learn how Silverlight 2 applications bind, pass, read, save, query, and present data
  • Discover how your application can call web services to work with SOAP, REST, RSS, AtomPub, POX and JSON
  • Design REST, ASMX, and WCF web services that communicate with Silverlight 2
  • Harness RESTful web services such as Digg, Amazon, and Twitter
  • Retrieve and save data using the new Entity Framework and WCF
  • Work with RESTful ADO.NET Data Services and its Silverlight client library to move data between your Silverlight application and a database



Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2 offers many tips and tricks for building data-rich business applications, and covers the scenarios you're most likely to encounter. Complete examples in C# and VB can be downloaded from the book's companion website.

About the Author

John Papa is a Microsoft C# MVP, MCSD.NET, and INETA Speaker who has been working with Microsoft distributed architectures for over 10 years. He has enterprise experience architecting and developing with .NET technologies focusing on architecture, patterns and practices, data access and mobile development. John has authored or co-authored several books on data access technologies, is the author of the "Data Points" column in MSDN Magazine, has presented MSDN WebCasts and can often be found speaking at industry conferences such as DevConnections and VSLive. You can contact John at www.johnpapa.net.

Table of Contents

DedicationForewordPrefaceChapter 1: Getting Started with Silverlight 2Chapter 2: Silverlight Data-Binding FoundationsChapter 3: Modes and NotificationsChapter 4: Managing Lists, Templates, and ConvertersChapter 5: WCF, Web Services, and Cross-Domain PoliciesChapter 6: Passing Entities via WCFChapter 7: Consuming RESTful Services with WebClient and HttpWebRequestChapter 8: Consuming Amazons RESTful Services with Silverlight 2Chapter 9: Creating RESTful Services and Introducing SilverTwitChapter 10: Syndication Feeds and Silverlight 2Chapter 11: Silverlight 2 and ADO.NET Data ServicesADO.NET Data Services Quick ReferenceSilverlight 2 Debugging with HTTP Sniffing ToolsColophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596523091
Author:
Papa, John
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Internet - World Wide Web
Subject:
Web - Page Design
Subject:
Web - General
Subject:
Web sites -- Design.
Subject:
Application software -- Development.
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Subject:
ADO.NET;Astoria;Data Services;Entity Framework;LINQ;REST;SQL;SQL Server;Silverlight 2;XML;data binding
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CourseSmart Subject Description
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7 x 0.76 in 1.01 lb

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