Creating an ASP.NET-Hosted Silverlight Project

Although Silverlight does perfectly well on its own, you can also develop, test, and deploy a Silverlight application as part of an ASP.NET website. You'll need to take this route if you want your Silverlight application to interact with server-based features, such as web services, file uploads, TCP communication, and so on. You'll also need to use this approach to test certain features, such as custom startup pages and the setup process for out-of-browser applications.

images Note The examples included with this book usually use stand-alone Silverlight applications. The solutions include an ASP.NET website ...

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