How to connect to Oracle database using WCF in Silverlight

In this article we will be seeing how to connect to the Oracle database using WCF in Silverlight and will perform a search to retrieve the data from the database, display them in the Silverlight data grid using Visual Studio 2010. In the Oracle database we will be having a table Employee Details with three columns Employee_ID, FirstName and LastName, having more than 10,000 data. Based on the Employee_ID we can search for the employees using this Silverlight search page.

Steps Involved:

Creating a Silverlight Application: