Real World Applications : consuming WCF with DevExtreme Mobile

Paul Usher's Blog
04 October 2014

** UPDATE **

As promised in the webinar, here is a link to the project we created

Download here



One question I often receive – “How do I connect to our existing web service with DevExtreme?”, It’s not always possible to whip up a new Web API solution for existing back-end services, so is it possible to consume data in xml form using our cross-platform solution? – in short – YES :-)

In fact the question was asked so often, I decided to enlist the help of our resident JavaScript expert and CTO – Julian M Bucknall, and together we are going to demonstrate and build a DevExtreme mobile solution that talks to some old-school services. This will include how to pass through authentication, the use of one of my favourite tools for testing WCF, as well as checking responses from a web service and of course how to then display some of that information inside your DevExtreme application.  We will also discuss cross-site scripting and some of the basic settings you can use before having to re-write any services.

Join Julian and I on October 21 for a fun filled, fast paced look at how DevExpress can help solve real world problems.

https://www.devexpress.com/Support/Webinars/

Showcase Your Apps on DevExpress.com

Highlight your business app and share your development experiences with the DevExpress community. To include your app in our upcoming App Showcase, please forward an application screenshot to clientservices@devexpress.com and tell us which DevExpress products you currently use within your organization.
No Comments

Please login or register to post comments.