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

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LOB application case study: applying what we have learned

Now we are going to add a new feature to our trunk application. A simple and useful one could be to display weather information while editing a booking. To get the weather information, we are using a public web service from WebServiceX hosted on http://www.webservicex.net/globalweather.asmx.

When you click on this URL, you will find two methods in this service:

  • GetCitiesByCountry: This method gets a list of cities and countries to help pass the arguments to the other method
  • GetWeather: This method returns complete weather information for a given city in a country

The service seems to be implemented using an ASP.NET service (ASMX), and has published its WSDL (which you can display by opening ...

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