Introducing Silverlight 1.1 /

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, h...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Anglin, Todd.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly, 2007.
Series:O'Reilly shortcuts.
Subjects:
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Table of Contents:
  • Introducing Silverlight 1.1
  • Understanding Silverlight 1.1
  • A Short History of Silverlight
  • Comparing Silverlight 1.0 and Silverlight 1.1
  • Comparing Silverlight 1.1 and WPF
  • What Is Silverlight 1.1?
  • An Overview of Rich Internet Applications
  • Benefits of Rich Internet Applications
  • Shortcomings of Rich Internet Applications
  • RIA Technologies
  • Working with Silverlight 1.1
  • Tools
  • Tools for Designers: Microsoft Expression Blend
  • Workspace
  • Workspace Areas
  • Objects
  • Drawing
  • Appearance
  • Brushes
  • Modifying and Transforming ObjectsAnimation
  • Tools for Developers: Visual Studio 2008
  • Integration of Visual Studio 2008 projects with Blend
  • Silverlight Design Model
  • Shapes
  • Brushes
  • Transformations
  • Text, Image, and Media
  • Animations
  • Silverlight 1.1 Development Model
  • Hosting Silverlight in HTML
  • The Basics of a Silverlight 1.1 Project
  • Silverlight Objects
  • Accessing elements and setting properties
  • Create new element programmatically
  • Controlling animations and MediaElements
  • Layouts
  • Event Model
  • HTML Integration (DOM, Silverlight, JavaScript)Accessing DOM from managed code
  • Accessing managed code from DOM
  • Integration with ASP.NET AJAX Futures
  • Silverlight 1.1 and WebServices
  • Using ASMX Web Services
  • Using POX (Plain Old XML) web service
  • Solving the cross-domain problem
  • Using the Astoria project for data access
  • LINQ and Silverlight
  • Silverlight 1.1 Downloader object
  • Building Applications with Silverlight 1.1
  • Custom Silverlight 1.1 Button Control
  • Building a Silverlight Upload Control
  • Conclusions
  • Resources
  • LinksBlogs
  • Special Thanks