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Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook by Kevin Dockx, Gill Cleeren

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Persisting data to and reading data from the Windows Azure cloud

In the previous recipe, we've learned how to host a service and a Silverlight application in the Windows Azure cloud, and how to talk to that service from our Silverlight application. However, you'll quickly run into other requirements. Most applications need some kind of mechanism to access data from or to persist data to a datastore.

In this recipe, we'll learn how to read data that has been persisted in the cloud and how to persist data to the cloud ourselves.

Getting ready

To begin this recipe, you'll need to install the Windows Azure SDK & Tools. You can find this SDK along with all the requirements at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/getstarted/#develop. In addition to allowing ...

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