I am planning on creating a new data-driven Client/Server application with the flexibility to have WPF, Silverlight, and mobile clients. I am already well versed in WPF and need to learn how to implement the back end. Everything I've read is pointing me toward using WCF + Entity Framework.
I have yet to find a realistic example of combining these three technologies. I want to use WPF's databinding to be able to easily bind to database objects in a way that avoids as much procedural code as possible.
I looked at this example based on Prism but it looks like it was never finished, it doesn't really do anything, it's basically a glorified "Hello World!"
I have done some digging and this is what I've found:
Karl Shifflett's Netflix Stuff Application (WPF, MVVM, Data Services)
IssueVision (Silverlight, MVVM, WCF RIA Services, Entity Data Model)
Have you looked at the walk through below which just include WPF + WCF + Entity Framework only:
In this walkthrough, you will create a WPF application that contains data-bound controls. The controls are bound to customer records that are encapsulated in a WCF Data Service. You will also add buttons that customers can use to view and update records.
This walkthrough illustrates the following tasks: