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Managing Data and Media in Microsoft Silverlight 4: A mashup of chapters from Packt's bestselling Silverlight books by Todd Snyder, Kevin Dockx, Gill Cleeren, Gastón C. Hillar

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Chapter 6. Talking to REST and WCF Data Services

Note

Talking to REST and WCF Data ServicesThis chapter is taken from Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook (Chapter 8) by Gill Cleeren, Kevin Dockx.

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Reading data from a REST service
  • Parsing REST results with LINQ-To-XML
  • Persisting data using a REST service
  • Working with the ClientHttpStack
  • Communicating with a REST service using JSON
  • Using WCF Data Services from Silverlight
  • Reading data from WCF Data Services
  • Persisting data using WCF Data Services
  • Talking to Flickr
  • Talking to Twitter from a non-trusted application
  • Passing credentials and cross-domain access to Twitter from a trusted Silverlight application

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