This presentation is targeted at .NET programmers new to Silverlight or who wish a review of the fundamentals of building an application in Silverlight 4. Topics will include
- Drag and Drop development
- Xaml and Code
- Layout and Controls
- Data, Data-binding, Validation and Async-validation
- Templates and The Visual State Manager (Time allowing)
Jesse Liberty,Â Silverlight Geek, is a Developer Community Program Manager for Microsoft (US). Lately he has been focused on Component-based, Test-Driven, Cross-platform line-of-business application development, and has led the development of the open sourceÂ Â Silverlight HyperVideo Platform.Â
Liberty is the author of over two dozen books, andÂ his blogÂ is a required resource for Silverlight programmers. His twenty years of programming experience include stints as a Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Vice President of Human-Computer Interaction at Citibank and Software Architect at PBS/Learning Link.
We are meeting in the Queen Mother Building at Dundee University, entry by the side door (to the right of the main door). The Queen Mother Building is #26 on the Campus Map. After the meeting we normally retire to the the bar at Laing's.
18:45 Doors Open
19:10 The Talk (Part 1)
20:05 The Talk (Part 2)
20:45 Feedback & Prizes
21:00 Retire to the Pub