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Microsoft Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook by Kevin Dockx, Gill Cleeren

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Paging through your data

Applies to Silverlight 4 and 5

If there's one requirement that returns in every business application that works with large amounts of data, it must be paging. Without paging, you'd have to load all the data to your client, resulting in massive hits on your database, on the wire, and on memory usage on the client.

In this recipe, you'll learn how to go about implementing server-side paging using WCF RIA Services.

Getting ready

Before getting started, you've got to make sure the correct SDK and assemblies to enable WCF RIA Services are available. Please refer to recipe Setting up a data solution to work with WCF RIA Services for more information.

Also, ensure you have the latest version of the Toolkit installed, which can ...

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