When creating Line of Business (LoB) applications with Silverlight, the only choice to get the data to the application is through webservices. People having their Silverlight application hosted on the same webserver as the service have almost no problem, but things get interesting when service is not hosted on the same machine as the application, and it gets hairy when you self-host a WCF service. Let’s see how it is done in each scenario. Continue reading

In the process of upgrading my IIS 6 to IIS 7, my website was down for almost a whole day. The problem, at first, was that only front page of the site worked all other pages returned a status 404 due to the fact that all routing was stopped working. The problem which was fixed by my hosting provider, but after that, the whole web site stopped working. Continue reading

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Hadi Eskandari

Developer, amateur photographer, coffee snob, husband and father.


Developer and Photographer


Sydney