Chapter 8. Building Out Of Browser Silverlight Applications

In the default deployment model for Silverlight, an application is delivered through the Silverlight plug-in embedded in a web page and consequently accessed through the user's choice of browser. In this scenario, the user must be connected to the web site that serves up the application.

Silverlight 3 extended that deployment model and introduced support for installing a Silverlight application on your local desktop. After the application is installed, you can use your platform's traditional mechanism to launch and run the application (for example, clicking an icon on the Start menu or desktop in Windows). This model of local installation is commonly known as the Out Of Browser (OOB) activation ...

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