Silverlight 2 provides a number of new ways for connecting your application to servers and services, especially sockets, WCF, SOAP and REST. It also has a number of restrictions and differences when compared to the full .NET 3.5 stack. In this geekSpeak, Silverlight MVP Pete Brown will answer your questions about connecting Silverlight 2 to your servers and services and sling some code to show how it all works.

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About our Guest:


Pete Brown is an architect, project manager, and client platforms evangelist for Applied Information Sciences where he has worked since 1996. In 2008, Pete was named Most Valuable Professional (MVP) "Visual Developer - Client Application Development" for his work in Microsoft Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). In his spare time, Pete enjoys woodworking and spending time with his wife and son. Visit Pete's blog,

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