Silverlight 2 Demo from Developer Academy 3: Part 1 – Setting the Environment
- Visual Studio 2008 Trial and Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2008
or Web Developer Express 2008 (SP1 inside).
- Microsoft® Silverlight™ Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
- Expression Blend 2 Trial and Service Pack 1
Since I didn’t want to spend time on dealing with the Twitter API during the session, I built a Twitter Web Service a few weeks back, and posted several posts while building it:
- Building a Twitter Client for my Silverlight Session @ Developer Academy 3
- Twitter API From C#: Getting a User’s Time Line
- Twitter API from C#: Searching
- Who Tweets the Most About Developer Academy 3?
You can download a full version of this Service from here.
After you extract the files, open the web.config file, and change the user name and password in the appSettings section to your twitter user name and password.
In order to make sure it works fine after you extract it, try to navigate to the .svc file and look for this response:
Additionally, you can search for posts tagged with #devacademy3 tag using the following url:
If this works fine, than you can move on to the next step (link will be provided soon).
If you run into some problems, here are some posts I’ve written that may help you: