The recipes included in Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach have been carefully selected and tested with the professional developer in mind. You ll find clearly and succinctly stated problems, well architected solutions, and ample discussion of the code and context so you can see immediately how the solution will support your project.
Enjoy practical coverage of Silverlight development in many projects and contexts, includingDesigning complete, rich, interactive user experiencesManipulating content and the runtime environment through the Silverlight Plugin Runtime APIConsuming, transforming, and displaying content in your Silverlight web application through XML, LINQ based data access, and isolated storageBuilding custom controls for your Silverlight projectIntegrating rich media, including audio and video, to create a very dynamic user interface and experienceUsing new Silverlight 2 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 2 coverage, and time saving expert advice, all in Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach. "What youll learn "Working with fundamental aspects of the Silverlight and XAML programming modelDesigning Silverlight user experiencesUsing and changing the Silverlight runtime environmentManipulating and taking advantage of browser DOM integrationSolutions to custom networking and communication scenarios, including messaging and web service integrationWorking with structured data and storage, including using LINQ to access dataDeveloping custom controlsIntegrating rich media into your Silverlight application "Who this book is for "
Silverlight 2 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 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach a must have guide.