Accessing a remote database from a Universal Windows Platform app
After completing the chapter, you will be able to:
Use the Entity Framework to create an entity model that can retrieve and modify information held in a database.
Create a Representational State Transfer (REST) web service that provides remote access to a database through an entity model.
Fetch data from a remote database by using a REST web service.
Insert, update, and delete data in a remote database by using a REST web service.
Chapter 26, “Displaying and searching for data in a Universal Windows Platform app,” shows how to implement the Model–View–ViewModel (MVVM) pattern. It also explains how to separate the business logic of an app from the user interface (UI) ...