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Topics: jQuery
May 3, 2011 at 10:30 PM

When I saw the WCF RIA/JS presentation, I kept thinking that RIA/JS would be a better fit with ASP.NET MVC instead of ASP.NET Web Form. I would like to see some examples with ASP.NET MVC. Since JQuery modules are using JSON and MVC has a nice built-in support for JSON, RIA/JS will be perfect fit.


May 3, 2011 at 11:16 PM

I'm kind of confused by this question.  When you say WCF RIA/JS are you meaning WCF Web APIs + JS or are you talking about WCF RIA services which are intended for Silverlight?

May 4, 2011 at 6:13 AM

I am talking about Jquery client for WCF RIA Services.  Here is a MIX11 sssion:


May 4, 2011 at 1:39 PM

Ahhh.  I'm not really the right person to answer this question as I hate RIA services with the heat of a thousand suns.  I believe it is the antithesis of proper web architecture.  Hopefully some one else will be able to give you a different perspective that better answers your question.

Jun 1, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Hi Jay - we are considering a tighter integration with MVC, but don't have anything to show yet. You're right that there are lots of scenarios where the two pieces put together make sense.