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Silverlight requests

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Silverlight support

Identifiers handled by NeoLoad

See Also


HTTP requests

SOAP requests

WebSocket requests

Oracle Forms requests

Adobe Flex/AMF requests

Adobe RTMP requests

Data Format Extension requests

Google Web Toolkit requests

Hessian requests

Java serialization requests

Siebel requests

Media requests

Polling requests

Streaming requests

Push messages


Edit a request in text mode

Edit an xml request in advanced mode

Variable extractors

Advanced parameters

Variable correlation


Compare requests and responses


Silverlight is a technology from Microsoft for developing rich Internet applications (RIA).

Silverlight applications use the Microsoft WCF (Windows Communication Foundation) Framework.

The HTTP requests sent by the Silverlight client to the server often contain binary data that you cannot read. NeoLoad converts these messages into XML, to make designing scenarios easy.

The Silverlight module does not require any configuring and its use is transparent for the user.

For more information about Silverlight in NeoLoad, click the image below to see the video:



The following diagram shows how the Silverlight module functions during recording:

The binary data exchanged between the client and server transit through the recording proxy. It is during this transit that the Silverlight module analyzes and decodes the requests. Once they have been converted into XML, the requests are inserted in the project.


The following diagram shows how the Silverlight module functions during test runtime:

The variables in the XML request are calculated and the module engine converts the XML into binary data, which is then sent to the server. The binary response received is converted into XML, after which the validations and Variable Extractors in the played request are executed.