Archive for March 2011

Examples of COM Automation in Silverlight 4

In the previous lesson we talked about COM automation support introduced in Silverlight 4 and we said that COM automation is available only for Silverlight OOB (Out-of-Browser) applications that have Elevated Trust, and that’s one of the security restrictions imposed by Silverlight.

Today, we’re going to talk about COM automation in more details and give few Silverlight examples that make use of this great feature.

Introducing COM Automation in Silverlight 4

In April 2010 Silverlight 4 was released to the world with one of its great features ever, COM-automation support, that allows you to create cutting-edge applications that do everything you can imagine.

[UPDATE] Added JSON support for the bit.ly API client

Updated the article “Consuming URL Shortening Services – bit.ly”.