The inner workings of Count <T> in RIA Services

One of things that came up repeatedly in our API Reviews for RIA Services was the fact that, we were requesting the total server count of the resulting query by default for paging scenarios. This basically meant that were executing two queries on the database:- Execution on the actual query to get the resulting entities….

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Configuring your DomainService for a Windows Phone 7 application

  At Mix 2010, ScottGu talked about the developer story of Windows Phone 7. As you know by now, that the developer story is on Silverlight. I have also seen some questions regarding Windows Phone and whether RIA Services can be used part in it. Unfortunately, there is no in built support for the Mobile…

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Using Query.ResultLimit with DomainDataSource

Server throttling is one the new features we introduced in our RC release.  It lets you regulate the per request load on the server / DB by specifying maximum result limit on a query method using the QueryAttribute.ResultLimit property. Here is how you can specify a result limit on a query method:- 1: [Query(ResultLimit=1000)] 2:…

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Installing RIA Services on a server

  As you are all aware that RIA Services currently blocks on a few items during installation. When you download RIA Services today, you need to have the following installed on the machine:-   Visual Studio 2010 with Web Developer or Visual Web Developer express. .net Framework 4 Silverlight Runtime Silverlight SDK Hosting servers generally…

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RIA Services RC and Toolkit March 2010 now available…

The RIA Services team just released the RC version of the product. You can find all the installation instruction @ http://silverlight.net/RIAServices. I am going to talk about the features have been added to this release and also introduce you to the RIA Services Toolkit. You can download the RIA Services Toolkit here. New Features added…

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