Accelerated Silverlight by Jeff Scanlon, Ashish Ghoda

By Jeff Scanlon, Ashish Ghoda

Sped up Silverlight three teaches you ways to wake up to hurry with the newest model of Silverlight quick and successfully. The publication assumes you are already ok with the fundamentals of .NET coding and with WPF and builds in your latest wisdom to make your trip to Silverlight three skillability as speedy and painless as attainable. the place coding strategies are just like different, extra demonstrated, components of .NET, the textual content says so. Likewise, the place there is a syntax or conceptual "gotcha" that you are latest coding conduct will stroll you into, the textual content issues that out, too.
This ebook will give you fast-track insurance of the entire most vital parts of the Silverlight three expertise starting from XAML to straightforward controls, from facing media to networking, from checking out to deployment. It concludes with a couple of totally labored pattern functions that you should stick with via, simply because not anything reinforces your figuring out of ways strategies healthy jointly up to complete code.
It is believed that readers are already be ok with the workings of the .NET Framework. wisdom of Expression mix turns out to be useful, yet now not obligatory: you are going to examine the mixture thoughts you want to be aware of as you struggle through the ebook. through the top, you have a legitimate, concise, route to mastery of Silverlight 3.
What you will study
- Migrate your present .NET talents to Silverlight three as fast as possible

- study every thing you must recognize to begin constructing caliber Silverlight three functions with confidence

- discover labored case experiences displaying options and most sensible practices in a code-heavy sort that you should relate to
Who is that this publication for?
This publication is for .NET builders, whether or not they are previewing .NET 4.0, already utilizing .NET 3.5, or are within the strategy of migrating up from .NET 2.0. the purpose is to ease people's migration paths up to attainable, so the textual content contains notes to focus on vital positive factors of .NET 3.5 and 4.0 that folks must be conscious of and likewise to spotlight the place Silverlight's operating and syntax differs considerably from that of WPF.
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The major downsides to Qt are the learning curve for developers and the degree to which applications might become intertwined with Qt (though this might be acceptable to many organizations). com/products/qt for more information. The Java Platform The Java platform (mainly Java Applet and JavaFX) is possibly the closest comparison to Silverlight on the market. NET Framework, the Java-based platform is a managed environment. NET was mainly available on Windows. Both platforms provide the ability to compile a program and immediately execute it on multiple platforms.

XAML isn’t just another markup language—its strength lies in its ability to model object hierarchies and easily configure object state via attributes or child elements. ) directly corresponds to a Silverlight object of the same name. Let’s look closer at the XAML. The root element is UserControl, a container for other controls. A UserControl on its own has no visual representation—layout controls such as Canvas and Grid combined with standard controls such as text input boxes and buttons create the visual representation.

By default, Silverlight 3 supports drop-down and blur effects. You can create custom effects using Microsoft’s High-Level Shading Language (HLSL) and DirectX Software Development Kit (SDK). • Theme application support allows you to apply theme-based styles at runtime to Silverlight 3 RIAs. Developers can cascade styles by basing them on each other. • Enhanced control-skinning capabilities enable developers to define a common set of controls external to application, allowing the reuse of styles and control skins across applications.

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