| 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