With the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2012, Portable Libraries will finally be built into the product. The 2012 iteration of Portable Libraries is much improved from the prior versions, adding not only new platforms (Windows 8 Metro) but greatly increasing the list of available framework library classes that can be used across the various platforms.
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Look at the AddingAsync section for the multi-step conversion from synchronous to async with cancellation and error handling that we didn’t have time to walk through.
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Here’s the final version of the code that we looked at: DesignMe.zip
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Original MVC application: ProductManager_Start.zip
MVC Application with embedded Silverlight 2: ProductManager.zip
Silverlight 3/.NET RIA Services version: ProductManagerRIA.zip
All demos use the AdventureWorks DB and are configured to point to SQLExpress. Remember that the VS tools for Silverlight 3 can’t be installed with the tools for Silverlight 2 but the Blend 3 Preview can be.