Essential Silverlight 2 Up-to-Date (Up-To-Date Series)

Essential Silverlight 2 Up-to-Date (Up-To-Date Series)

by Christian Wenz
     
 

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Design rich Internet applications (RIAs) for the Web using Silverlight 2, Microsoft's hot runtime application. Available only as an ebook, this concise, easy-to-understand introduction provides complete step-by-step instructions for using everything Silverlight 2 has to offer, including tools for animation, vector graphics, video playback, .NET support for web

Overview

Design rich Internet applications (RIAs) for the Web using Silverlight 2, Microsoft's hot runtime application. Available only as an ebook, this concise, easy-to-understand introduction provides complete step-by-step instructions for using everything Silverlight 2 has to offer, including tools for animation, vector graphics, video playback, .NET support for web services and networking, as well as LINQ, Microsoft's native data querying tool.

Essential Silverlight 2 helps you take advantage of Microsoft's cross-browser plug-in with:

  • Clever ways to create interactive UIs that are more robust and easier to debug and test than what you can achieve on other platforms
  • Scores of tested JavaScript and C# code examples that you can reuse in your own applications
  • Expert guidance from an author who understands RIA technologies, including ASP.NET, Flash, PHP, and JavaScript

Ready to deliver a more complete Web experience? Essential Silverlight 2 offers a world of possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780596519988
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Series:
Up-To-Date Series
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Christian Wenz is an author, trainer, and consultant. His main focus of working and writing is on web technologies and security. Christian has written or co-written over 50 books for various publishers. He works with both open source and closed source web technologies. This leads to the unusual situation that he has both been awarded a Microsoft MVP for ASP/ASP.NET and is listed in Zend's Who is Who of PHP. He is also listed in Mozilla's credits (about:credits) and is considered an expert in browser-agnostic JavaScript.

Apart from writing and working on web projects, Christian also frequently speaks at developer conferences around the globe that cover web technologies. Among them are 2005's Microsoft Tech Ed Europe conference (BOF session) and the 2005 Zend Conference.

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