Data Access and Data Structures

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Silverlight-based applications can access data using a variety of technologies.

In This Section

  • Collections and Data Structures
    Describes the arrays, collections, and generic collections that you can use in an application.

  • Data Binding
    Describes data binding options for a variety of scenarios.

  • Isolated Storage
    Describes how to persist data on the local computer.

  • XML Data
    Provides an overview and examples of how to process XML data by using LINQ to XML and XmlReader technologies.

  • WCF Data Services (Silverlight)
    Describes how to use the WCF Data Services client library for Silverlight to consume data exposed as an Open Data Protocol (OData) feed in a Silverlight-based application.