Chapter 4. Adding Interactivity to Business Intelligence Data

This chapter goes over various design techniques that can make interacting with vast amounts of data simpler, more intuitive, and more performant.

In the previous chapter, you saw that the .NET runtime provides Silverlight with a powerful client environment to work with large data sets locally. In this chapter, we will look at how we can use Silverlight to create rich designs that give end users easy ways to interact with data. This chapter will cover current UI design practices of data presentation. Then we will proceed to show the features of Silverlight that simplify data interactivity. Furthermore, we will introduce various UI controls that can be used not only with the classic mouse ...

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