In this Short Cut, we'll take a close look
at Silverlight 1.1 and bring clarity to this
bleeding-edge technology. First we'll
take a broad look at the new concept of
Rich Internet Applications and how Silverlight
fits into that picture. Then we'll
examine how you work with Silverlight
1.1, highlighting tools, concepts, and
code that you will need to build these interactive
applications. Finally, we'll take
a practical look at using Silverlight 1.1
to build a custom control, pulling all of
the concepts and tools together.
Join ASP.NET Master and Telerik Chief
Technical Evangelist Todd Anglin and
the Telerik Team as they guide you to
understanding 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.