Silverlight 2 Bible

Silverlight 2 Bible

by Brad Dayley, Lisa DaNae Dayley
     
 

Create Web 2.0 applications from the inside out

Create rich, cross-platform, interactive Web applications with Microsoft's new Silverlight and this essential guide. Designers will discover how to add animation, audio, video, and other high-impact effects. Programmers will cover Visual Studio®, .NET, and other programming tools, and work with Silverlight's

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Create Web 2.0 applications from the inside out

Create rich, cross-platform, interactive Web applications with Microsoft's new Silverlight and this essential guide. Designers will discover how to add animation, audio, video, and other high-impact effects. Programmers will cover Visual Studio®, .NET, and other programming tools, and work with Silverlight's presentation, commu-nications, and data frameworks. Packed with techniques, tips, and a 16-page color insert of striking examples, this is the book you need to succeed with Silverlight.

  • Make the most of Silverlight—whether you're a designer or programmer
  • Get up to speed on the architecture, frameworks, and plug-in
  • Create custom buttons, scroll bars, and menus with XAML tools and brushes
  • Use the Expression Suite to create stunning user interfaces with media and animations
  • Encode metadata, add scripts to video, and learn smart media tricks
  • Write code with C#, Visual Basic, JavaScript®, Python®, and other DLR languages
  • Implement sockets, parse XML data, and use LINQ to query SQL databases

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470375006
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Series:
Bible Series, #522
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Brad Dayley is a senior software engineer with 16 years of experience developing products and services for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and NetWare. He is the author of several books on topics including large network management, Web frameworks, and the Python programming language.

Lisa DaNae Dayley has owned a media creation business for 14 years and written several books including Roxio Easy Media Creator 8 in a Snap and Photoshop CS3 Extended Video and 3D Bible.

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