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. You'll also explore WCF RIA Services, MVVM, and more—with dozens of code samples you can use in Visual Studio 2010 or the free Visual Web Developer 2010 Express.About the Book
This hands-on guide explores Silverlight from the ground up, covering every feature in rich, practical detail. It is readable and the coverage is comprehensive. You'll master networking, MVVM, and more—with dozens of code samples you can use in Visual Studio or the free Visual Web Developer Express.
Silverlight 5 in Action teaches you how to build desktop-quality applications you can deploy on the web. Beginners will appreciate the progression from simple examples to full applications that employ good design and coding practices. Seasoned . NET developers will love how the sample code embraces and extends what they already know.
Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.What's Inside
A background in C# or VB.NET is helpful, but no knowledge of Silverlight or XAML is required.
Table of Contents
PART 1 CORE SILVERLIGHT
PART 2 CREATING THE USER INTERFACE
PART 3 WORKING WITH DATA AND SERVICES
PART 4 2D AND 3D GRAPHICS
PART 5 MAKING THE MOST OF THE PLATFORM
PART 6 BEST PRACTICES
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.
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Buchbeschreibung Manning Jun 2012, 2012. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 239x192x53 mm. Neuware - RETAIL SELLING POINTS 968 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781617290312