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Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach (Expert's Voice in .NET)

Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach (Expert's Voice in .NET) Author: Jit Ghosh
Publisher: Apress ( 4 December 2008)
Price: $44.99  View »
Rating:
Excellent

Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in like Flash that delivers rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports a number of different programming languages and techniques (making it cross-platform) and all major browsers (cross-browser support). Silverlight 1.1 Recipes is brought to the market immediately surrounding the actual Silverlight 1.1 RTM to target developers interested in practical, ready-to-use code pieces. Readers will enjoy the "cut-and-paste" ready solutions that give lots of bang for their buck.

Real World .NET, C#, and Silverlight: Indispensible Experiences from 15 MVPs

Real World .NET, C#, and Silverlight: Indispensible Experiences from 15 MVPs Author: Bill Evjen
Publisher: Wrox (22 November 2011)
Price: $54.99  View »
Rating:
Excellent
A team of MVP authors guides you through the .NET 4 Framework

Written by a group of experienced MVPs, this unparalleled book delves into the intricate—and often daunting—world of .NET 4. Each author draws from a particular area of expertise to provide invaluable information on using the various .NET 4, C# 4, Silverlight 4, and Visual Studio tools in the real world. The authors break down the vast .NET 4 Framework into easily digestible portions to offer you a strong foundation on what makes .NET such a popular and successful framework for building a wide range of solutions.

  • Breaks down the .NET 4 Framework into easily understandable sections
  • Features more than a dozen MVPs serving as authors, each of whom focuses on a particular area of expertise
  • Covers such topics as Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight 4, Windows Communication Foundation, ASP.NET performance, the entity framework, and more
  • Shares C# tips and…

Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: Includes Silverlight 2

Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: Includes Silverlight 2 Author: Mario Szpuszta
Publisher: Apress (22 December 2008)
Price: $59.99  View »
Rating:
Good

ASP.NET 3.5 is Microsoft’s principal standard for creating dynamic web pages on the Windows platform. Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008 raises the bar for high–quality, practical advice on learning and deploying Microsoft’s dynamic web solution.

This edition is updated with everything you need to integrate Silverlight 2.0 and SQL Server 2008 into your ASP.NET applications. You will learn about Silverlight’s exciting features so that your ASP projects can be rich in visual flair and compelling to the user.

Seasoned .NET professionals Matthew MacDonald and Mario Szpuszta explain how you can get the most from this groundbreaking technology. They cover ASP.NET 3.5 as a whole, illustrating both the brand–new features and the functionality carried over from previous versions of ASP. This book will give you the knowledge you need to code real ASP.NET 3.5 applications in the best possible style.

Pro Business Applications with Silverlight 5 (Expert's Voice in Silverlight)

Pro Business Applications with Silverlight 5 (Expert's Voice in Silverlight) Author: Chris Anderson
Publisher: Apress (10 February 2012)
Price: $54.99  View »
Rating:
Excellent

Silverlight 5 has the potential to revolutionize the way we build business applications. With its flexibility, web deployment, cross-platform capabilities, rich .NET language support on the client, rich user interface control set, small runtime, and more, it comes close to the perfect platform on which to build business applications. It's a very powerful technology, and despite its youth, it's moving forward at a rapid pace and is gaining widespread popularity.

This book guides you through the process of designing and developing enterprise-strength business applications in Silverlight 5 and C#. You'll learn how to take advantage of the power of Silverlight to develop rich and robust business applications--from getting started to deployment, and everything in between.

In particular, this book will serve developers who want to learn how to design business applications. It will introduce the patterns you'll use, the issues you'll face, and how…

Fun with Silverlight 4 with VB.NET: Illustrated Guide to Creating Rich Internet Applications

Fun with Silverlight 4 with VB.NET: Illustrated Guide to Creating Rich Internet Applications Author: Rajesh Lal
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (10 May 2012)
Price: $34.95  View »
Rating:
Excellent

Simple, concise, instructive and informative - Tim Heuer, Microsoft (Redmond, WA) (On C# version of the Book ) "This is a great book for someone looking to get a broad view of the Silverlight 4 platform. It is very simple to read/understand for anyone wanting to get started. The book is very illustrative - literally - to provide good visuals about each of the core concepts. At the end of reading this book and following the examples, the reader should be able to quickly start building "real" applications using the basic concepts. ... Recommend."


"Handy guide for you to find specific solutions you want to achieve in Silverlight 4" - Kunal Chowdhury, a Silverlight MVP


This book illustrates more than 100 features in Silverlight using a simple problem/solution approach. It takes one feature at a time and guides you in progressive journey where you begin by using the basic components, then by creating graphics and animations. You…

Beginning Web Development, Silverlight, and ASP.NET AJAX: From Novice to Professional (Expert's Voice in .NET)

Beginning Web Development, Silverlight, and ASP.NET AJAX: From Novice to Professional (Expert's Voice in .NET) Author: Laurence Moroney
Publisher: Apress ( 7 March 2008)
Price: $44.99  View »
Rating:
Fair

There has been a huge surge in interest in ‘Web 2.0’ technologies over the last couple of years. Microsoft’s contribution to this area has been the ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight technologies, coupled to a supporting framework of ancillary tools. This book aims to be a no nonsense introduction to these technologies for the rapidly growing number of people who are realizing that they need Microsoft-based ‘Web 2.0’ skills on their CV. It gives people a grounding in the core concepts of the technologies and shows how they can be used together to produce the results that people need. The author has unparalleled experience of introducing people to these technologies.

Silverlight and ASP.NET Revealed

Silverlight and ASP.NET Revealed Author: Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: Apress ( 5 December 2007)
Price: $29.99  View »
Rating:
Poor

Microsoft Silverlight allows you to create rich multimedia interfaces with the power and flexibility of Flash, but with the extensibility and the great tools that .NET offers. With Silverlight and ASP.NET Revealed, you'll learn to use Microsoft's Silverlight technology in conjunction with ASP.NET and Visual Studio 2008 (code name Orcas). You will ultimately incorporate Silverlight into an ASP.NET web site and use the ASP.NET controls that render Silverlight content. You'll get the basics of Silverlight, too, making this book a must–read for any web developer curious about Silverlight.

Beginning Silverlight 5 in C# (Expert's Voice in Silverlight)

Beginning Silverlight 5 in C# (Expert's Voice in Silverlight) Author: Robert Lair
Publisher: Apress (18 April 2012)
Price: $39.99  View »
Rating:
Good

The growing popularity of Web 2.0 applications is increasing user expectations for high-quality website design, presentation, and functionality. It is into this climate that Microsoft is releasing Silverlight 5, the latest iteration of its cross-browser web presentation technology. Beginning Silverlight 5 in C# brings you to the cutting edge of Web 2.0 application design and includes plenty of practical guidance to get you started straight away. Silverlight design tools have important differences compared with those used to create Ajax and JavaScript functionality. Robert Lair takes you on a tour of all the tools, including: Microsoft Expression Design, which plays an important role in creating Silverlight assets Microsoft Expression Blend, which is used to build user interaction for Silverlight elements Microsoft Visual Studio, which manages the interaction between designers and developers, providing the coding environment for "nuts and bolts" wiring Once you've mastered the…

SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight (Microsoft .NET Development Series)

SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight (Microsoft .NET Development Series) Author: Bob German
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional ( 1 December 2011)
Price: $44.99  View »

This book is for every SharePoint developer who wants to build state-of-the-art solutions with Silverlight—within the enterprise, for consulting clients, or for commercial sale.

 

Developers increasingly want to build rich applications that run in the SharePoint 2010 browser user interface while offering a far more compelling and engaging experience than conventional web pages. One proven technology gives them all the tools and resources they need to achieve these goals: Silverlight®. Using Silverlight and SharePoint together, developers can create state-of-the-art applications that utilize Silverlight’s outstanding user experience, and fully leverage the vast collections of business data already stored in corporate SharePoint deployments. In SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight, two SharePoint gurus collaborate to teach all the concepts and techniques needed to create robust…

Professional Silverlight 2 for ASP.NET Developers

Professional Silverlight 2 for ASP.NET Developers Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: Wrox ( 3 February 2009)
Price: $49.99  View »

Our overarching goal in writing this book was to give ASP.NET developers the power to quickly and easily create visually stunning Internet applications, coupled with rich interactivity to fully immerse the user in a new online experience. Silverlight gives you everything you need to do just this, and in serious style!

As well as taking you through each feature that ships with Silverlight, this book will make sure you’re able to debug, troubleshoot, and performance-tune your Silverlight applications, as well as seamlessly hook into your existing ASP.NET architecture and code base.

This book is aimed at .NET developers and architects who want to quickly get up to speed with all that Silverlight 2 has to offer.

As well as covering the breadth of features that Silverlight 2 provides, this book makes a point of demonstrating where necessary how the particular feature can be integrated tightly with the ASP.NET host application. An example is in Chapter 7, where…

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