Chapter 1. Setting Up the Silverlight Development Environment

Setting Up the Silverlight Development Environment
  • Downloading and installing the tools that allow you to develop Silverlight applications

  • Creating your first Silverlight application

  • Installing Blend 4

Installing Silverlight

Start by opening a web browser and navigating to http://silverlight.net/getstarted/. On the right side of the page you will see the Install Silverlight Runtime box. On the left side of the page, you will see a Start Learning Silverlight section. This contains videos, blogs, and tutorials that you will find helpful to return to and click through when you have some free time later. Particularly I encourage you to take advantage ...

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