Yavor Georgiev

Yavor is a Product Manager at goextend.io, a startup that makes in-product extensibility and integrations painless for SaaS developers. Previously at Hulu and Microsoft Azure.

WCF and JavaScript clients at PDC 2010

26 October 2010

As you may have heard from @gblock WCF is making some significant new investments around HTTP to make sure HTTP-based services are first-class within our stack. As part of this effort, we are renewing our focus on JavaScript clients and jQuery in particular. To learn more, check out Glenn’s PDC10 talk:


Building Web APIs for the Highly Connected Web
Friday 10/26/10, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM (GMT-7)
In person: Kodiak Room / Microsoft Campus Redmond, WA
Live stream: http://player.microsoftpdc.com/Session/17a9e09f-4af1-4ef3-8a5a-ebf1e9bd9c8e 

And to leave you with a little teaser… join us for the talk to find out more!

WebClient client = new WebClient();
string result = client.DownloadString("http://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=%23PDC10");

JsonObject jo = (JsonObject) JsonValue.Parse(result);

Console.WriteLine("Latest PDC tweet is by {0} whose image is {1}: {2}",
    jo["results"][0]["from_user"].ReadAs<string>(),
    jo["results"][0]["profile_image_url"].ReadAs<Uri>(),
    jo["results"][0]["text"].ReadAs<string>());