Introducing Microsoft® Silverlight™ 2, Second Edition

Introducing Microsoft® Silverlight™ 2, Second Edition
Published:June 18, 2008Language:English
Author:Laurence MoroneyTechnology:N/A
Length:352 PagesISBN 13:9780735625280

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About The BookYour first look at the tools and techniques for creating rich Silverlight 2 experiences

Get a head start with Silverlight 2—the cross-platform, cross-browser plug-in for rich interactive applications and the next-generation user experience.

Featuring advance insights from inside the Microsoft Silverlight team, this book delivers the practical, approachable guidance and code to inspire your next solutions, and offers pointers to C# and XAML code samples on the Web.

Discover how to:

  • Create your first simple sites and browser-hosted applications

  • Use XAML to render, scale, and animate graphics on-screen

  • Exploit Microsoft .NET runtime and Visual Studio language support

  • Explore the full suite of controls—build and extend your own

  • Experiment with media, ink, and Deep Zoom capabilities

  • Create connected applications

  • Put dynamic languages such as Ruby and Python to work

  • Deliver skinned media content

  • Manage Silverlight applications from ASP.NET–based servers
  • About Laurence MoroneyLaurence Moroney is a Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, focusing on Silverlight and the user experience. He has more than a decade of experience in software development and implementation, and has written dozens of books and articles on Windows Presentation Foundation, Web development, security, and interoperability.
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