CHAPTER 16

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Completing the Service Agent

Long is the road from conception to completion.

—Moliere

Over the course of the past several chapters you have been progressively applying new concepts to build the MovieBrowser sample application. In Chapter 14, you created a service agent that provided hard-coded sample data to the ViewModel. In this chapter, you will utilize the OData catalog provided by Netflix to create a service agent for the application that retrieves its data from a live service running in the cloud. In creating this service agent, you will also apply what you learned about asynchronous programming in Chapter 13.

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