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Mastering LOB Development for Silverlight 5: A Case Study in Action by Rocío Serrano, Braulio Díez

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Communication between an ASPX page and Silverlight

When adding a Silverlight application to an ASPX page, we can establish different paths for the information flow between them:

  • Parameters in the URL: It is possible to add parameters to the URL both from the ASPX page and the Silverlight application. This is a way to initialize a Silverlight application, since the application goes back to a starting point in every postback.
  • Cookies: As with any website, we can access the browser cookies. This access can be used as a way to authenticate a user in the Silverlight application and for the initial configuration.
  • Session: Instead of transferring the information in the URL, it can be stored in the session of the .NET application. Data is accessed from ...

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