DESCRIPTION Microsoft's Silverlight is the only development platform that combines the performance, security, and flexibility of a desktop application with cross-platform deployment.
The latest version, Silverlight 5, offers tons of new features including improved video, audio, and text rendering, enhanced MVVM support, XNA-based 3D and sound APIs, and under-the-hood performance upgrades. Silverlight 5 in Action is a thorough revision of the bestselling Silverlight 4 in Action.
This comprehensive guide teaches Silverlight from the ground up, covering all the new v. 5 features in depth. It also explores WCF RIA Services, MVVM, and more, with dozens of code samples that can be used in Visual Studio 2010 or the free Visual Web Developer 2010 Express. RETAIL SELLING POINTS Countless tips and techniques Teaches Silverlight from the ground up Invaluable reference for experienced developers AUDIENCE This book is for .NET developers both new to and familiar with Silverlight. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY Silverlight is a cross-platform, cross-browser plug-in and a set of Windows-based developer tools for building RIAs.
It runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux and is the primary development platform for Windows iPhone 7.
Short of ASP.NET, Silverlight is the broadest reaching technology ever produced by Microsoft.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 1000 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Manning Publications
- Publication Date: 28/04/2012
- Category: .Net programming
- ISBN: 9781617290312