Simplifying the WcfService Connection - The WcfServiceDataProvider control
Posted by: ComponentArt WebLogs,
on 04 Mar 2010 |
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WcfServiceDataProvider is a handy new control introduced to the Silverlight and WPF suite of controls in the 2010.1 release. The control is somewhat different from most of the other controls. It has no visual aspect to it (hence the pictureless blog post) and its sole purpose is to simplify the task of connecting and retrieving data from an existing WCF Data Service and make the data available to other controls on the page.
The idea is quite simple: