יום שני, אוגוסט 11, 2008
Slide Decks from my Silverlight Session @ Aluna Conference are available Aluna is a Java consulting company, that runs Java developer conferences every once in a while. This Wednesday, the conference sessions were all about rich Internet application (RIA) technologies. They had a session about GWT (Google Web Toolkit), about JSF (JavaServer Faces Technology), and I had the privilege to talk about Silverlight. In this session I have talked about what Silverlight is and showed some demo application built with Silverlight. Then, I talked about XAML and built a simple application that shows the Designer-Developer workflow. Then,...
יום שבת, יולי 19, 2008
How To: Call Java EE Web Service from Silverlight Client
I have already posted about How To: Call a Java EE Web Service from a .Net Client, but if Silverlight is the .Net client application that consumes that service, there are several issues you should be aware of.
Only asynchronous operations
When adding a service reference from a Silverlight application to any web service, the generated proxy has only async operations. This means that instead of calling the operation and get the result:
CalculatorServiceClient proxy = new CalculatorServiceClient();
int result = proxy.Add(2, 3);
Console.WriteLine("Calculator Service returned: " + result.ToString());
what you have to do is...
How To: Call a Java EE Web Service from a .Net Client Many organizations have server side investments in Java technologies. While they want to build a compelling UI with Microsoft’s latest technologies, such as WPF and Silverlight, they still want to benefit from those existing investments instead of rewriting them. In order to do so, we have to bridge between those technologies and allow client side technologies consume Java web services. This post is a step by step guide for building a Java EE Web Service, and a .Net client application that consumes it....