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Download and Read an XML File Over HTTP

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This post is part of a series called Silverlight for Beginners.
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One of the defining characteristics of a RIA is the ability to cross the network and grab resources. There are many ways to do this in Silverlight, but here we'll write a little code to illustrate just about the simplest: an asynchronous request across the network for an XML file.

We'll talk about the cross-domain security implications that this might have and we'll touch on the key XML API in Silverlight - LINQ to XML.


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