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Microsoft Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook by Kevin Dockx, Gill Cleeren

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Talking to Flickr

Applies to Silverlight 3, 4 and 5

There are quite a few large websites out there that expose (part of) their functionality through services, most of the time through the use of RESTful services. A great example is Flickr (www.flickr.com). Flickr exposes many services that allow searching for pictures, tagging existing pictures, uploading pictures, and so on. We can leverage all the goodness that Flickr provides inside our applications to provide more functionality to our end users.

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Flickr is a popular website where people can upload and share images and videos. Apart from viewing this content on the site, Flickr offers a wide range of services for interaction with its content. Currently, Flickr has millions of users sharing ...

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