Beginning Silverlight 3
Once you've mastered the basics, you'll move on to gaining a more in-depth knowledge of some of the groundbreaking new features of the Silverlight technology.
The growing popularity of Web 2.0 applications is increasing user expectations for high-quality web site design, presentation, and functionality. It is into this climate that Microsoft is releasing Silverlight 3, the third iteration of its cross-browser web presentation technology and the second to ride on top of the .NET platform. Beginning Sliverlight 3 brings you to the cutting-edge of Web 2.0 application design and includes plenty of practical guidance to get you started straightaway.What you'll learn Discover the tools needed for Silverlight 3 development, the roles each plays, and how they interact to produce a seamless result. Understand the fundamental concepts and techniques that lie at the heart of every successful Silverlight application and how to apply them to your own projects. Explore the new features and coding practices Silverlight gives to you as a developer that sets it apart from other web-development tools. Who is this book for?
This book is for anyone with an interest in web development. A basic familiarity with web development and simple C# coding is useful, but by no means a requirement. This book will teach you everything that you need to know.
While this is not a design-oriented text, Beginning Silverlight approaches the subject in an open manner, showing how applications are put together across the developer-designer divide so that you are well equipped to work seamlessly with your colleagues (or indeed perform both roles with the aid of a suitable design text).About the Apress Beginning Series
The Beginning series from Apress is the right choice to get the information you need to land that crucial entry?level job. These books will teach you a standard and important technology from the ground up because they are explicitly designed to take you from ?novice to professional.? You?ll start your journey by seeing what you need to know?but without needless theory and filler. You?ll build your skill set by learning how to put together real?world projects step by step. So whether your goal is your next career challenge or a new learning opportunity, the Beginning series from Apress will take you there?it is your trusted guide through unfamiliar territory!