WCF RIA Services and JSON endpoints

Interesting posts about the base for many future apps based on HTML5, WCF RIA Services JSON endpoints and JavaScript :

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/davrous/archive/2010/12/14/how-to-open-a-wcf-ria-services-application-to-other-type-of-clients-the-json-endpoint-4-5.aspx

http://www.yumasoft.com/node/108 

http://joseph-connolly.com/blog/post/WCF-RIA-Services-jQuery-and-JSON-endpoint-Part-1.aspx 

Developer & Design Tools will evolve to simplify and give much more productivity, but this is the technical base for many future Internet scenarios.

 

MVVM pattern and JQuery, JSON and JavaScript

Regarding architecture and design patterns, a MVVM seems interesting when consuming REST Web-Services from JavaScript and Jquery. Here I have several options and posts:

http://kaboom.codeplex.com/

http://blogs.claritycon.com/blog/2011/02/20/mvvm-databinding-javascript-with-knockout-html5-boilerplate/

http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/MIX/MIX11/FRM08

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2010/05/07/jquery-templates-and-data-linking-and-microsoft-contributing-to-jquery.aspx

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6089727/how-to-architecture-a-webapp-using-jquery-mobile-and-knockoutjs

I still have to test this stuff out… We’ll see…

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On the other hand, WCF RIA Services & Silverlight is still the best choice for LOB apps (Enterprise apps, Line Of Business Apps), especially ‘Out of the Browser’ (Windows). VS.LightSwitch is another RAD tool being released this summer of 2011, and it bets on Silverlight.