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Hi,
 
I am thinking about starting a little project on the side as a hobby. Going to do a Silverlight web application with a SQL DB as the backend. Will probably have a web service of some sort to handle the transfer of data. What would be the best type of service to use? Also, any other good technologies I can use that would help me in my project.
 
Thanks in advance for any suggestions made.
 
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Posted 3-Dec-12 6:41am
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I would HIGHLY recommend NOT using Silverlight. Silverlight is being phased out by Microsoft.
 
However, to answer your question WCF services are really easy to create, and to tie to a Silverlight (and other) applications. WCF is a Microsoft technology and is pretty powerful. It also have the advantage of being .NET which you'll be working with if you decide Silverlight.
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