Communicating From Silverlight 4 – My session at the SDP

December 30, 2009

Today at the SDP I gave a lecture on the different ways we can communicate with the web from Silverlight 4. We talked about the different HTTP Stacks Silverlight offers and the many communication types & technologies you can use, such as: Simple http requests Restful services Syndication (Rss/Atom) feeds ASMX Web Services ...

My ORM presentation at SDP (Sela Developer Practice)

December 28, 2009

Just finished passing my presentation about ORM & Entity Framework basics This presentation is part of a whole-day seminar about ORM Tools & Concepts Currently Bernie & Erez are demonstrating NHibernate & Entity Framework head-to-head and later on Gil will deep dive into Entity Framework and Erez & Bernie will once again join forces to talk about Data Access Pattern in the real world. We’ll finish the day with an Expert Panel, where Oren Eini will join us to talk about ORMs, NHibernate, Entity Framework, Pattern,...
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Handling SOAP Faults In Silverlight

December 8, 2009

In the past, when we tried to connect from Silverlight 2 to WCF Services that threw exceptions (every now and then), we got the famous “Not found” Communication Exception. The reason we didn’t get a SOAP Fault is that WCF returns SOAP Fault responses with a HTTP code of 500 – this is according to SOAP protocol, but the browser doesn’t allow 500 responses to be returned to Silverlight – it replaces them with a CommunicationException and thus hides the real fault that returned. When we moved to Silverlight 3,...
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