Applies to Silverlight 3, 4 and 5
Above our data layer, we may have an entity model that exposes entities (for example, one which is created using the ADO.NET Entity Framework) for our application to use. WCF Data Services allows exposing these entities over REST-based services. In this recipe, we'll look at how we can use WCF Data Services from Silverlight.
In the previous recipes, we worked on the User Management part of the Computer Inventory application. In this and the following two recipes, we'll work on the Computer Management.
Before being officially released, WCF Data Services were known as ADO.NET Data Services. When .NET 4 was released, Microsoft changed the name to WCF Data Services, mainly ...