Professional Silverlight 2 for ASP.NET Developers
If you want to quickly and easily create visually stunning Internet applications with rich interactivity, then this is the book for you. It covers the full feature set of Microsoft's Silverlight 2, showing you how to use it to build, debug, troubleshoot, and performance tune your robust applications. You'll also learn different techniques to seamlessly augment your ASP.NET web sites with the power of this plug-in.
You'll first discover what Silverlight is as a technology and how it fits into the web-based landscape. The component pieces of a Silverlight application are also explained at a higher level. You'll gain a strong understanding of its features and discover how to leverage both Silverlight and ASP.NET to create compelling applications.
With this book, you'll learn how to program in Silverlight and you can discover all the benefits of using ASP.NET as the host. It arms you with all the skills and knowledge you'll need to build advanced Silverlight-based applications in record time.
What you will learn from this book
Steps for rapidly building a well-rounded application
The different options for embedding the Silverlight plug-in
How to create a scalable UI and localize your application
Techniques for utilizing the different networking technologies
Ways to customize the Silverlight 2 controls
Tips for embedding high fidelity audio and video in your application
How to work within a secure environment using the built-in security framework
All about troubleshooting Silverlight applications to ensure performance
Who this book is for
This book is for .NET developers and architects who want to quickly get up to speed with all that Silverlight 2 has to offer.
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