Silverlight 3: Programmer's Reference

Silverlight 3: Programmer's Reference

by J. Ambrose Little, Jason Beres, Devin Rader, Grant Hinkson
     
 

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This valuable reference—in full color—explains the major new release of Silverlight 3 which is dramatically improved over previous versions and makes the development of powerful Rich Interactive Applications (RIAs) achievable for everyone. Packed with examples and written by a highly-seasoned team of developers and designers, this book guides you through…  See more details below

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This valuable reference—in full color—explains the major new release of Silverlight 3 which is dramatically improved over previous versions and makes the development of powerful Rich Interactive Applications (RIAs) achievable for everyone. Packed with examples and written by a highly-seasoned team of developers and designers, this book guides you through the languages, tools, and techniques that are used to build applications on the Silverlight 3 platform (Build 40522). Each chapter provides a mini-tutorial on the respective topic, and the examples serve to both educate and inspire you. The information in this book is structured to help prepare you for the real-world challenges you may face when building applications on the Silverlight platform. By the end of the book, you’ll have gained a thorough understanding of how Silverlight applications are architected, developed, and designed.

This book covers:

· XAML basics

· Silverlight 3 Tools for Visual Studio 2008, Expression Blend 3 and Silverlight Runtime and SDK

Transforming text with render transforms

· Using graphics, visuals and adding media for a richer user experience

· Building application, making it come alive and responding to user activity

· Setting up a control project and using a custom control in an application

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470385401
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/03/2009
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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