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Beginning Silverlight 5 in C#, Fourth Edition by Robert Lair

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C H A P T E R  9

Isolated Storage in Silverlight

Localized storage in Silverlight is handled by its isolated storage feature, which is a virtual file system that can be used to store application data on the client’s machine. As just a few examples, you might use local storage in your application to store user settings, undo information or shopping cart contents, or use it as a local cache for your commonly used objects. Implementations of this feature are really limited only by your imagination.

In this chapter, you will explore Silverlight’s isolated storage. I will walk you through building a virtual storage explorer to view the directories and files contained within isolated storage for an application. In addition, you will look at the isolated ...

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