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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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Summary

In this chapter, we learned about developing and deploying Silverlight 4 applications in SharePoint 2010 sites that interact with data in lists by performing insert, update, and delete operations. Specifically, we created a new Silverlight 4 RIA that allowed us to insert new items into a remote SharePoint list. Then, we enhanced this simple application to retrieve metadata information for the fields that compose the list to offer the possible choices and default values for some of the fields.

We worked with messages to allow multiple Silverlight Web Parts to communicate when some events occur. Besides, we performed delete and update operations on the remote SharePoint list through the SharePoint Silverlight Client Object Model. Now, we ...

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