In this Short Cut, we'll take a close lookat Silverlight 1.1 and bring clarity to thisbleeding-edge technology. First we'lltake a broad look at the new concept ofRich Internet Applications and how Silverlightfits into that picture. Then we'llexamine how you work with Silverlight1.1, highlighting tools, concepts, andcode that you will need to build these interactiveapplications. Finally, we'll takea practical look at using Silverlight 1.1to build a custom control, pulling all ofthe concepts and tools together.
Join ASP.NET Master and Telerik ChiefTechnical Evangelist Todd Anglin andthe Telerik Team as they guide you tounderstanding Silverlight 1.1.
Todd Anglin is an Experts Exchange ASP.NET Master, an active contributor to the ASP.NET community, author of the Telerik Watch blog, and Telerik's Chief Technical Evangelist. Before joining Telerik, Todd worked for a Fortune 200 financial service company and he brings a wealth of experience in building real world applications using the latest Microsoft technologies.
Comments about oreilly Introducing Silverlight 1.1:
Sliverlight 1.1 short cuts acts as a quick reference guide and helps to identify advantages of Silverlight alpha 1.1 over silverlight beta 1.0. After a brief introduction to silverlight,we see a comparison of the older beta versus the new alpha. The biggest feature change in silverlight 1.1 is its inclusion of .Net compact framework with a complete Framework 3.0 CLR. Benefits of rich internet applications are laid down and illustrated. It also includes descriptions of tools for designers and how to use them including expression blend and also expose VS 2008 integrating with blend. Finally it concludes giving a set of examples. Overall its a quick tour of silverlight 1.1.