Consuming REST/POX and REST/JSON services in Silverlight 4

A new feature in Silverlight 4 is the ability to consume REST/POX (XML) services in a strongly-typed way, using the same programming model as the desktop framework. That includes WebGet/WebInvoke attributes, UriTemplates and body styles. By default, only XML is enabled, but there are extensibility points which can be used to enable the consumption of JSON…


Detailed Overview of Silverlight 2 Beta 2 Web Service Features

As you have probably read already (in Scott or Tim’s posts), Silverlight 2 Beta 2 provides a set of new and improved web service features. This post will go over our Beta 2 scenarions in more detail, and we intend to follow up over the next couple of weeks and drill down into particualr features. Duplex…


Silverlight 2.0 – Rundown of WebServices related functionality in Beta1

  Technorati Tags: Silverlight,WebServices   Hope everyone had a chance to download and play with the Silverlight 2.0 Beta1 bits. I wanted to put up a quick post detailing the features we have shipped in this Beta. We have shipped total of 5 features split across 5 assemblies. Core Assembly: System.Runtime.Serialization.dll – Data Contract OM…


POX Proxy Prototype Walkthrough

Update: Mahesh wrote a detailed step-by-step walkthrough of how he built the Ebay POX Proxy Example. This post discusses the design of a POX Proxy prototype. Current POX/JSON Support SL 2 Beta 1 comes with support for consuming POX/JSON services. The user experience is manual: the client has to use WebClient or HttpWebRequest (see How to:…