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Pro Silverlight 5 in VB by Matthew MacDonald

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The Last Word

In this chapter, you looked at how Silverlight applications can go beyond the browser. At its simplest, Silverlight's out-of-browser feature is simply a way to let the user launch your applications from the Start menu and run them when the computer is offline. The actual functioning of ordinary out-of-browser applications is mostly the same as normal Silverlight applications, except for the update process, the WebBrowser control, and the small added frill of notification windows. But out-of-browser applications also open the way for something far more interesting—elevated-trust applications. And as you saw in this chapter, elevated-trust applications have a set of new capabilities, including window customization, document file access, ...

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