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Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Jit Ghosh, Rob Cameron

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Chapter 7. Networking and Web Service Integration

In modern, well-architected, loosely coupled systems, a common practice is to expose application processing logic and server-resident data as a set of services. The term "service" is used fairly generically in this context—a service could be anything that has a known endpoint accessible over a standard web protocol like HTTP, offering information exchange capabilities using standard formats like SOAP, plain XML, or JSON.

For a server-side UI framework like ASP.NET, or a desktop application built using .NET, you can use the full power of the .NET Framework's web service stack to consume these services from the presentation layer of your application.

In the same vein, if you are developing Silverlight-based ...

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