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Silverlight 2 Unleashed by Laurent Bugnion

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Chapter 23 Placing Cross-domain Requests and Handling Exceptions

In This Chapter

Placing Cross-domain Requests

Communicating with Third-Party Services

Placing POST Requests

Throwing and Catching Exceptions

Communicating with services is one of the major strengths of Silverlight, but it would be much less powerful if it was limited only to services located on the same server as the Silverlight application itself. Thankfully, other web services can also be called by Silverlight, but only if certain conditions are respected (for security reasons).

In this chapter we also talk about exceptions and error handling. This is an important part of programming: Good error handling makes an application more stable.

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