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Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Application Development Beginner's Guide by Frank LaVigne, Cameron Albert

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Chapter 4. Taking the RIA Experience Further with Silverlight

So far we've explored the power of declarative programming to build our interfaces. While everything we've done so far will certainly spice up any website or online application, let's kick it up a notch. With Silverlight 4, we can take the web to the next level by adding advanced interactivity. Silverlight provides inbuilt support for adding impressive user interactions.

In this chapter we shall:

  • Create a Deep Zoom experience
  • Add a map of business locations with the Bing Map control
  • Use digital ink to sketch out ideas
  • Learn about Isolated Storage

Deep Zoom

First publicly demonstrated at the MIX08 trade show in March 2008, Deep Zoom introduces a novel way to display image collections on the ...

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