Silverlight—the hot new web technology based on the powerfulWPF graphics platform that ships with Windows Vista—is theweb developer's choice for creating cross-platform interactiveapplications that work in multiple browsers. Thisone-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 videointo Internet applications
Methods for creating rich media apps that run on Windows®and Mac®, as well as in Internet Explorer, Firefox®, andSafari
Ways to integrate Silverlight within existing HTML pages, websites, and ASP.NET applications
How to handle data access in Silverlight applications usingAJAX
Who this book is for
This book is for professional web developers who want to takeadvantage of Silverlight's capabilities to create rich interactiveapplications.
"[This book] makes a great companion for anyone who wants tolearn the fundamentals of Silverlight without wading through thereference material in the SDK. If you're looking for a trustworthyguide to show you how Silverlight can light up your webapplications, you'll find this book a great starting point."
—Tim Sneath, Group Manager for Client Platform Evangelism,Microsoft Corporation