Silverlight: How to remove Mac OS X Mavericks Safari 6.1 sandbox restrictions for Silverlight enabled websites

By default, Mac OS X Mavericks / Safari 6.1 and later now load plugins like PDFs, Flash, Silverlight, and Java in a sandbox to protect users from possible exploits in the plugins, but can also prevent those sites from working as designed. See “Added security for plug-ins” On  http://www.apple.com/safari/“PDFs and widely used plug-ins like Adobe Flash…


Silverlight 5 Business Application Project losing intellisense in Visual Studio 2012

In the recent weeks, I have encountered two different instances of the same stumbling block: Losing coding intellisense in Visual Studio 2012 in Silverlight 5 Business Application Project while using WCF RIA services.  Both projects had all the needed references and the corresponding using(C#)/import(VB) statements. Interesting enough, projects were compiling and building without any error,…

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Working with WorkFlow Services

Complete code is available at Developer Code Samples In some scenarios we need a Workflow to interact with ASP.NET Web application and external WCF Services. In this blog, I want to discuss how I approached it.  Workflow (WF) Services are WCF Services hosted within Workflow. External applications can consume these WCF Services to create a…

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Custom WCF Streaming

Complete Source code is available at code.msdn.microsoft.com Many distributed business applications work with huge number of database rows, transferring large number of record sets to multiple processes running on different machines. And most likely these large dataset are generated using complex and long running database queries. To improve data transfer performance for these type of…

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WCF Chunking

Complete code is available at Developer Code Samples It is common scenario to have the need to upload/download large files to/from server. There are mainly two options to upload/download large files in WCF applications WCF Streaming WCF Chunking In this blog post we will discuss how to implement WCF Streaming and WCF Chunking. We will…

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