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Exploit the powerful capabilities of the new Silverlight 4 The Silverlight 4 platform continues to add excitement to building rich Internet applications (RIAs), and it offers new user interface controls, expanded capabilities of the Base Class Libraries, and new libraries for building Line of Business applications. This invaluable resource helps you take your existing development skills to the next level so that you can create compelling RIAs with the new Silverlight 4. The trio of veteran authors presents clear and concise coverage of Silverlight essentials and its platforms concepts, while real–world samples enhance your learning process so you can get started building and running RIAs right away. Professional Silverlight 4: Explains how to build Silverlight applications with Expression Blend 4 and Visual Studio 2010 Reviews the Navigation Framework, visual controls, and working with networking in your applications Delves into graphics, animations, text, media, theming, and styling Details techniques for testing Silverlight 4 applications Explores methods for building Facebook applications with Silverlight Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real–world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job. wrox.com Programmer Forums Join our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming questions about this book, join discussions on the hottest topics in the industry, and connect with fellow programmers from around the world. Code Downloads Take advantage of free code samples from this book, as well as code samples from hundreds of other books, all ready to use. Read More Find articles, ebooks, sample chapters, and tables of contents for hundreds of books, and more reference resources on programming topics that matter to you.
About the Author
Jason Beres is Vice President, Product Management at Infragistics. He is an active .NET user group supporter, an INETA Speaker, and has written multiple books on .NET technologies. Bill Evjen is one of the most active proponents of .NET technologies. He is the founder of the International .NET Association (INETA), author and coauthor of more than two dozen books, and Global Head of Platform Architecture at Thomson Reuters, Lipper. Devin Rader works at Infragistics where he focuses on delivering greater user experiences to developers using their controls. He′s also a former INETA board member.