PDC presentation and demo

Here is my presentation at last week’s PDC conference about what’s new in networking and web services in Silverlight 4 Beta. At the beginning of the talk I refer to WCF RIA Services, which is not covered in detail in the talk itself, but it is covered in these two other PDC talks: Building Amazing…


PollingDuplex scaling in Windows Azure

One of the great sessions at this year’s PDC talked about a collaboration between Invensys and Microsoft’s DPE team to build a solution that can deliver energy pricing information to a variety of clients, using a duplex message pattern. Effectively Invensys used a WCF service hosted in a Windows Azure web role to tunnel bi-directional…


New Web Services Features in Silverlight 4 Beta

This morning at PDC ’09 ScottGu just announced the availability of Silverlight 4 Beta. Later on today I am going on to present the latest improvements around networking and web services and I’ll link to the full talk as soon as it is available online. In this post I’ll provide a quick summary of today’s…