Learn about the features that put Silverlight in direct competition with Adobe Flash, such as rich support for 2D drawing, animations, and media playback. Best of all, experience the plumbing of .NET and the design model of WPF through Silverlightall of the same .NET technology that developers use to design next-generation Windows applications.
Whether you are an engineer, a quantitative analyst, a teacher, or a student, you will end up dealing with charting applications to some degree, and Practical WPF Charts and Graphics will help you in this endeavor.
Brings you up to speed with version 4 of Silverlight quickly and efficiently. The book builds off your understanding of the basics of .NET coding and WPF, allowing your journey to Silverlight 4 proficiency to be as quick and painless as possible.
Windows Presentation Foundation gives the programmer the ability to produce dazzling, graphics-rich programs easily. To use this power, however, the programmer must learn new concepts for laying out pages and displaying graphics. Illustrated WPF presents these concepts clearly and visuallymaking them easier to understand and retain.
Applied WPF 4 in Context shows developers that applications don't exist by themselvesthey sit in the real world, with its attendant business challenges and requirements. This book shows how WPF technologies and best practices can be drawn together effectively to create powerful and elegant Windows applications.