ISBN 9781430224358,Silverlight Recipes: A Problem Solution Approach

Silverlight Recipes: A Problem Solution Approach


Jit Ghosh






Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9781430224358

ISBN-10 1430224355

Paper Back

Number of Pages 958 Pages
Language (English)

Computer And Internet

Silverlight Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach is your practical companion to developing rich, interactive web applications with Microsoft's latest technology. This book tackles common problems and scenarios that on-the-job developers face every day by revealing code and detailed solutions. You'll quickly be able to integrate real-world, functioning code into your applications--and save hours of coding time.

The recipes included in Silverlight Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach have been carefully selected and tested with the professional developer in mind. You'll find problems stated clearly and succinctly, artful solutions explored, and ample discussion of the code and context so you're immediately clear how the solution will support your project.

Enjoy practical coverage of Silverlight development in many projects and contexts, including:
Designing complete, rich, interactive user experiences
Manipulating content and the runtime environment through the Silverlight Plug-in Runtime API
Consuming, transforming, and displaying content in your Silverlight web application through XML, LINQ-based data access, and isolated storage
Building custom controls for your Silverlight project
Integrating rich media, including audio and video, to create a very dynamic user interface and experience
Using new Silverlight features, including .NET Framework integration, the use of dynamic languages like Python and Ruby in Silverlight development, and digital rights management support

Find instant solutions, comprehensive Silverlight coverage, and time-saving expert advice, all in Silverlight Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach.

What you'll learn
Work with fundamental aspects of the Silverlight and XAML programming model
Design Silverlight user experiences
Use and change the Silverlight runtime environment
Manipulate and take advantage of browser DOM integration
Discover solutions to custom networking and communication scenarios, including messaging and web service integration
Work with structured data and storage, including using LINQ to access data
Develop custom controls
Integrate rich media into your Silverlight application

Who this book is for
Silverlight Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach is for every Silverlight developer. The book covers all aspects of Microsoft Silverlight including the programming model, browser integration, integration with server-side technologies such as web services, and specific sections on rich media integration. All developers and architects looking for a .NET-based platform to deliver rich interactivity and media to their consumers, with deep integration with the rest of their technology stack, will find Silverlight 3 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach a must-have guide.

Table of Contents
1. A Quick Tour of Silverlight 3 Development
2. Application Design and Programming Model
3. Developing User Experiences
4. Data Binding
5. Controls
6. Browser Integration
7. Networking and Web Service Integration
8. Integrating Rich Media
9. Building LOB Applications