By Ashraf Michail
“The ebook you're conserving includes the keys to writing nice Silverlight three purposes. Use them well!”
–From the Foreword by means of Scott Guthrie, company vp, Microsoft Developer Division
Microsoft Silverlight is a number one cross-platform, wealthy net software (RIA) expertise for you to create extra compelling and interactive net reviews than are attainable with basic HTML browser pages. Silverlight three contains major advancements over earlier models, together with “out-of-browser” operation, H.264 video, 3D pix, and real-time effects.
Essential Silverlight 3 is the definitive reference and insider’s advisor. It not just covers all of the key good points of the Silverlight three runtime and the way to take advantage of them yet, in lower than the Hood sections, explains why every one characteristic used to be built and the way each works. those “insider” factors usually result in concise, sensible functionality suggestions which may assist you accelerate your personal Silverlight applications.
Author Ashraf Michail is uniquely certified to give an explanation for Silverlight three. he's a Microsoft Silverlight architect who has guided Silverlight from its beginnings in the course of the present model. during this e-book, he indicates how to
Integrate the foundations and elements of a Silverlight program, together with XAP, XAML, and .NET code
Use Silverlight vector photos, bitmap photos, and animation
Display predictable and readable textual content throughout systems and animate textual content elements
Obtain mouse and keyboard enter, together with mouse wheel events
Implement delicate animations to enhance your consumer interface and make your program extra unique to the user
Use the Canvas, StackPanel, Grid, and Border components to put out your software and outline customized structure elements
Play high quality, stay, and on-demand video and audio
Customize the integrated and toolkit controls and boost new customized Silverlight controls
Connect to and synchronize with info utilizing Silverlight information Binding
Use integrated real-time results and outline customized HLSL pixel shaders
Enable GPU-accelerated rendering
If you're a developer who's getting began with Silverlight or a professional Silverlight developer who's attracted to knowing the internal workings of the Silverlight runtime, this e-book is for you.
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