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Synchronous Web Service Calls with Silverlight: Dispelling the async-only myth

, 16 Nov 2008 LGPL3 265K 3.8K 82
In this article, we look at the asynchronous web service model in Silverlight, and how it can be augmented to allow synchronous web service calls. We also explore efficient channel caching, and asynchronous Silverlight Unit Tests.



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Daniel Vaughan
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Daniel Vaughan is a Microsoft MVP and co-founder of Outcoder, a Swiss software and consulting company dedicated to creating best-of-breed user experiences and leading-edge back-end solutions, using the Microsoft stack of technologies--in particular WPF, WinRT, Windows Phone, and also Xamarin.Forms.

Daniel is the author of Windows Phone 8 Unleashed and Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed, both published by SAMS.

Daniel is the developer behind several acclaimed Windows Phone apps including Surfy, Intellicam, and Splashbox; and is the creator of a number of popular open-source projects including Calcium SDK, and Clog.

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