Silverlight 2 Recipes

A Problem-Solution Approach

Authors: Ghosh, Jit, Cameron, Rob

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  • Silverlight appeals to users not only of Windows, but other OSes and browser platforms as well, increasing demand for a technology that is already hugely anticipated
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Microsoft .NET architect evangelist Jit Ghosh presents a practical companion guide to developing rich, interactive web applications with Silverlight 2. Common problems, issues, and every–day scenarios are tackled with a detailed discussion of the solution and ready–made code recipes that will save you hours of coding time.

The recipes included in Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach have been carefully selected and tested with the professional developer in mind. You'll find clearly and succinctly stated problems, well–architected solutions, and ample discussion of the code and context so you can see immediately how the solution will support your project.

Enjoy practical coverage of Silverlight development in many projects and contexts, including

  • Designing complete, rich, interactive user experiences
  • Manipulating content and the runtime environment through the Silverlight Plugin Runtime API
  • Consuming, transforming, and displaying content in your Silverlight web application through XML, LINQ–based data access, and isolated storage
  • Building custom controls for your Silverlight project
  • Integrating rich media, including audio and video, to create a very dynamic user interface and experience
  • Using new Silverlight 2 features, including .NET Framework integration, the use of dynamic languages like Python and Ruby in Silverlight development, and digital rights management support

Find instant solutions, comprehensive Silverlight 2 coverage, and time–saving expert advice, all in Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach.

About the authors

Jit Ghosh is an industry architect with the Developer Platform Evangelism team at Microsoft, working on digital media solutions. Jit has over 16 years of solutions architecture and software engineering experience with the last few years focused on the broadcast, digital content publishing and advertising space. You can read more about Jit's current work at http://blogs.msdn.com/jitghosh.

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  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $44.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-59059-977-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Silverlight 2 Recipes
Book Subtitle
A Problem-Solution Approach
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Jit Ghosh and Rob Cameron
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0620-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0620-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-977-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
616
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