Pro Silverlight 5 in C#

Authors: MacDonald, Matthew

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    • Presented in full color to provide the clearest possible explanation of Silverlight 5's highly graphical tools and output
    • Builds on the proven success of the first edition of this book and adds full coverage of the technology's new features
    • Written by Matthew MacDonald, an author with a strong track record of producing industry-leading Silverlight, ASP and WPF books

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Silverlight 5 is the latest iteration of Microsoft's cross-browser technology for creating rich user experiences on the Web. Like its predecessor, it rides atop the .NET Framework for maximum ease of use and coding efficiency. The new technology carries forward much of the work that has been done before and augments it in many important respects, including support for H.264 video, major improvements to the graphics engine (including true 3D rendering), and much richer data-binding options for interfacing with other applications.

Pro Silverlight 5 in C# is an invaluable reference for professional developers who want to discover the new features of Silverlight. Author Matthew MacDonald's expert advice guides you through creating rich media applications using Silverlight in the environment you're most productive in—no matter what the target platform. As you learn about the features that put Silverlight in direct competition with Adobe Flash, such as rich support for 2D and 3D drawing, animations, and media playback, you'll experience the plumbing of .NET and the design model of WPF through Silverlight—all of the same .NET technology that developers use to design next-generation Windows applications. 

Pro Silverlight 5 in C# is a comprehensive tutorial, written from professional developer to professional developer.

Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.

About the authors

Matthew MacDonald is an author,educator, and MCSD developer who has a passion for emerging technologies. He isthe author of more than a dozen books about .NET programming. In a dimly-remembered past life, he studied English literature and theoretical physics.

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  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3479-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Silverlight 5 in C#
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Matthew MacDonald
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3480-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3480-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3479-1
Edition Number
4
Number of Pages
XXXIX, 700
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