15.8. Offline Applications

Probably the best feature of Silverlight 3.0 is the ability it offers to run your applications offline. Offline Silverlight applications run with the same permissions as their web counterparts, so they do not require additional permissions to install. Offline applications also work on both PC and Mac platforms, providing a very easy way to create cross-platform .NET applications.

15.8.1. Creating an Offline Application

Enabling your Silverlight applications to run offline is very easy and involves making a simple change to the AppManifest file. Try it now:

  1. Create a new Silverlight application called Chapter15.Offline.

  2. Add some content (e.g., an image).

  3. Open the project properties (see Figure 15-22).

    Figure 15.22. Enabling ...

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