WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER
General Silverlight Overview
Silverlight Media Features
Starting a Silverlight Project
Silverlight Navigation Application
Silverlight Class Library
What makes up a Silverlight Solution
How to use layout controls
Using Silverlight out of the browser
This chapter takes a comprehensive look at Silverlight and its similarities to WPF. Many of the things you learned in Chapter 17 about layout and design will also apply to this chapter.
Microsoft introduced Silverlight in September 2007 as a rich media plug-in alternative to other platforms like Flash, but Silverlight has quickly matured to a powerful rich internet application platform. Silverlight 3, introduced in July 2009, enables .NET developers to create powerful line-of-business (LOB) applications ...