Chapter 15. Ten Ways to Get More Out of Silverlight
In This Chapter
Using SketchFlow to prototype your application
Using Deep Zoom Composer
Creating designs using Expression Design
Importing designs into Expression Blend
Creating your own behaviors
Printing in Silverlight
Accessing HTML from Silverlight
Storing data locally in the client
Running Silverlight out of the browser
In this chapter, you will look at a bunch of different ways to get more out of Silverlight. The chapter includes a wide range of topics, including using SketchFlow to create a prototype that you can showcase to a business client before you create the actual application; using tools such as Deep Zoom Composer and Expression Design; interacting between the browser and the Silverlight application; and much more.
Using SketchFlow to Prototype Your Application
SketchFlow is an application that comes with Expression Blend and helps you to quickly prototype applications. To use it, you choose File
You can add new pages in SketchFlow Map and specify the flow among the various pages visually, as shown in Figure 15-1.
Figure 15.1. Adding new pages in SketchFlow Map.
You can then add controls to each page from the Tools panel, and a wireframe of the user interface gets created as shown in Figure 15-2 ...