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Silverlight Object Model code to access the current user of a SP2010 site

Silverlight Object Model code to access the current user of a SP2010 site

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More details on the Silverlight Object Model, you can find here.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Net;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Documents;
using System.Windows.Input;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
using Microsoft.SharePoint;

namespace SilverlightApplication1
    public partial class MainPage : UserControl
        Web oWebsite;
        ListCollection collList;
        IEnumerable<List> listInfo;
        User user;

        public MainPage()

         public void SilverlightOM()
            ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext("http://fly2010");

            oWebsite = clientContext.Web;
            collList = oWebsite.Lists;

            clientContext.Load(oWebsite, s => s.CurrentUser);
            clientContext.ExecuteQueryAsync(onQuerySucceeded, onQueryFailed);

        private void onQuerySucceeded(object sender, ClientRequestSucceededEventArgs args)
             user = oWebsite.CurrentUser;

        private void onQueryFailed(object sender, ClientRequestFailedEventArgs args)
            MessageBox.Show("Request failed");
  • Great! Now how do you get their groups to show/hide content within the XAP?  Or does most people create multiple silverlight applications, one for each group?  Thanks.

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