Silverlight—the hot new web technology based on the powerful WPF graphics platform that ships with Windows Vista—is the web developer's choice for creating cross-platform interactive applications that work in multiple browsers. This one-of-a-kindreference shows you, with full-color illustrations, how to create rich interactive apps with Silverlight.
What you will learn from this book
- Easy ways to incorporate graphics, animation, audio, and video into Internet applications
Methods for creating rich media apps that run on Windows® and Mac®, as well as in Internet Explorer, Firefox®, and Safari
Ways to integrate Silverlight within existing HTML pages, web sites, and ASP.NET applications
How to handle data access in Silverlight applications using AJAX
Who this book is for
This book is for professional web developers who want to take advantage of Silverlight's capabilities to create rich interactive applications.
"[This book] makes a great companion for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of Silverlight without wading through the reference material in the SDK. If you're looking for a trustworthy guide to show you how Silverlight can light up your web applications, you'll find this book a great starting point."
—Tim Sneath, Group Manager for Client Platform Evangelism, Microsoft Corporation