Introducing Microsoft® Silverlight(TM) 3 (Pro - Developer)

Introducing Microsoft® Silverlight(TM) 3 (Pro - Developer)
Authors
Laurence Moroney
ISBN
0735625735
Published
17 Jun 2009
Purchase online
amazon.com

Get a jump on the next release of Silverlight the cross-platform, cross-browser plug-in for rich interactive applications (RIAs) and the next-generation user experience. Featuring early insights from a Technical Evangelist on the Microsoft Silverlight team, this guide describes how you can simplify the development and deployment of RIAs by using Silverlight 3 tools with Microsoft Visual Studio(r) 2008, .NET Framework 3.5, and Expression Blend .

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Get a jump on the next release of Silverlight the cross-platform, cross-browser plug-in for rich interactive applications (RIAs) and the next-generation user experience. Featuring early insights from a Technical Evangelist on the Microsoft Silverlight team, this guide describes how you can simplify the development and deployment of RIAs by using Silverlight 3 tools with Microsoft Visual Studio(r) 2008, .NET Framework 3.5, and Expression Blend . RIAs are Web applications with the features and functionality of full desktop applications. Processing tasks are performed on the client, but data is stored on the server. INTRODUCING MICROSOFT SILVERLIGHT 3 demonstrates how you can easily use existing skills and tools to deliver cutting-edge user interfaces and media experiences as it steps you through your first Silverlight-based solutions. You ll get practical, approachable guidance on Silverlight tools, the Control Model, XAML, layout controls, common vs. complex controls, video, Deep Zoom, networking and interoperability, data binding, and other essential topics. And you ll get code samples in Microsoft Visual C#(r) and Visual Basic(r) on the book s Companion Web site.

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