Chapter 13. Creating Line-of-Business Applications

IN THIS CHAPTER, WE WILL:

• See what layers are typically involved in a line-of-business application, and how WCF RIA Services helps to reduce the complexity.

• Prepare a server-side service and its database access.

• Create a Silverlight client that is not connected to WCF RIA Services, and then link the client and the server together.

• Take a good look at the DomainService class, a server-side class that is very important for WCF RIA Services.

• Create a UI with the visual designer and connect it automatically to the services.

• Refactor the sample to use the MVVM pattern instead, and avoid the problems that generated UIs can cause.

• Implement Create, Read, Update, Delete (CRUD) operations. ...

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