Orcas enables easy offline client apps


I just saw that steve does a couple of very cool screen casts showing off how easy it will be for WinForms and WPF client apps to operate effectively offline and in high latency networks…

Going N Tier w/WCF, Synchronizing data using Sync Services for ADO.NET and SQL Server Compact Edition

In part 1, I used the Visual Studio Orcas Sync Designer to configure and synchronize 3 lookup tables to be cached locally in SQL Server Compact Edition using the Sync Services for ADO.NET CTP.
In part 2 of this screen cast, I take the cached lookup tables and split up the client and server sync components using WCF to glue them together.

Comments (3)

  1. Sam Gentile says:

    Smart Clients/Orcas I am extremely pleased to see the .NET Framework (and Microsoft) finally gain the

  2. Jidalav says:

    Look at the artice http://www.codeproject.com/smartclient/takedataoffline.asp

    and Demo projects. Ii seems they missed Chapter 2 of "Framework Design Guidlines".

    Krzystof and you should do something with it.

  3. Smart Clients/Orcas I am extremely pleased to see the .NET Framework (and Microsoft) finally gain the offline sync services that I have been talking about for quite a few years in my work at Groove and Adesso . You will be able to do synchronization from