best way to interact with soap services using c# RRS feed

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  • Hello:

    I am trying to create a simple UPNP control point. 

    I have looked at:


    and have enumerated the pnp renderers and servers and at this point have service URL such as below:

    the call above returns below:

    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.
    <root xmlns="urn:schemas-upnp-org:device-1-0">
    <manufacturer>Synology Inc.</manufacturer>
    <modelDescription>Synology DLNA/UPnP Media Server</modelDescription>

    Now I need to do the below:

    1) make a http get call on the above URL

    2) interact with the soap 1.1 services returned at 1 (above). the full documentation for the services are at: http://www.upnp.org/specs/av/upnp-av-mediaserver-v1-device.pdf 

    3) connect to the pnp server and media browser that will work with the pnp server. 

    The same code at above seems to be using string literals and while i can cut and paste that code, it seems a bit kludgy to me. 

    my goal is to do everything as cleaning and using best practices as possible as i am trying to learn windows store coding.

    I tried to search and am a bit overwhelmed with the options and its never clear what the right approach is. the above call doesn't seem to have wsdl defined so i cannot use the wcf apis.

    Sunday, November 3, 2013 12:53 AM

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  • Hi Rumman,

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    Monday, November 4, 2013 3:04 AM