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3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3 Beginner's Guide by Gastón C. Hillar

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Time for action—creating XBAP WPF applications

Silverlight is a subset of WPF. One of the great advantages of Silverlight applications is that they just require a plugin installed in the web browser to run. However, sometimes, we need to develop games that require more power than what is being provided by Silverlight. In those cases, we can create an XBAP (XAML Browser Application) WPF application by making some small changes to the source code.

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XBAP WPF applications are not based on Silverlight. They are .NET WPF applications capable of running in a sandbox (to avoid security problems) inside a web browser. They run with Internet zone permissions and require the entire .NET framework to be installed on the computer that wants to run them. ...

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