Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2--New from O'Reilly
Data Access and Web Services for Rich Internet Applications
Sebastopol, CA—Silverlight is a fantastic tool for designing rich interfaces that work in various browsers. However, its extensive support for data programmability is what makes Silverlight 2 a viable solution for business applications. John Papa's new book, Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2 provides the knowledge you need to build visually and functionally robust applications with this exciting tool.
This comprehensive book shows readers 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'll need, including data binding, the LINQ data querying component, RESTful and SOAP web service calls, and Microsoft's new ADO.NET Data Services and the ADO.NET Framework.
With this book, you will:
Without a doubt, the single best book on data and Silverlight I've read. Truly indispensable.
– Jesse Liberty, Silverlight geek and Microsoft senior program manager
RIA is a game-changer for data access. John's book helps the developer understand this new playing field and how to deal with data in this new world.
&ndash Shawn Wildermuth, Microsoft MVP (C#)
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John Papa is a Microsoft C# MVP, MCSD.NET, and INETA Speaker who has been working with Microsoft distributed architectures for over 10 years.
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