Here is my presentation at last week’s PDC conference about what’s new in networking and web services in Silverlight 4 Beta.
At the beginning of the talk I refer to WCF RIA Services, which is not covered in detail in the talk itself, but it is covered in these two other PDC talks:
For my presentation I put together an application that highlights some of the coolest web services features available in Silverlight 4 Beta. The app is intended to be used by travel agents and helps with their day-to-day work: it displays (fake) real-time price information for flight tickets, it can pull up real-time information about the status of a flight, it supports a chat feature so travel agents can talk to each other, and it supports sharing a set of tasks from Sharepoint.
The app showcases the following set of features:
Here are the prerequisites and setup steps needed to get the app running:
After all this, here is the link to actually download the code.