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Welcome to Silverlight

Silverlight is used to create rich internet applications. It is both a User Interface technology as well as a robust platform for creating web applications. It is integrated with .NET Platform so you can not only create interactive applications, but also enhance your current web applications to give your users a better experience.

Why Silverlight ?

Large community

Support for the .NET

Better development tools

Integration with Enterprise

Introducing Silverlight 4.0

  • Understand the Silverlight 4.0 / .NET 4.0 / WPF relationship
  • Overview the services provided by Silverlight 4.0
  • Examine the Silverlight 4.0 architecture
  • Examine the core assemblies and namespaces
  • Learn the syntax of XAML
  • Understand the XAML / code relationship
  • Learn to process XAML at runtime
  • Build Silverlight applications using Visual Studio 2010 / Expression Blend

Silverlight 4.0 Controls:

  • Survey the Silverlight control toolkit
  • Learn the control content model
  • Learn to position controls using layout managers
  • Work with the Silverlight DataGrid and data binding templates
  • Construct tab-based UIs
  • Design navigationally based Silverlight applications

Graphical Rendering Services and Transformations:

  • Understand the scope of graphical rendering services
  • Work with the shape types
  • Work with Brushes and Pens
  • Apply graphical transformations
  • Understand the role of geometries
  • Use Blend to generate graphical data

Resource Management and Styles:

  • Learn to manage binary resources
  • Understand the role of logical resources
  • Work with resources in XAML and procedural code
  • Understand the resource lookup mechanism
  • Learn how to define and apply styles
  • Build new styles based on existing styles

Animation and Media Support:

  • Understand the scope of animation services
  • Define animations in code and XAML
  • Work with key-frame animations
  • Control animation timelines
  • Video feed integration
  • Generate animations using Expression Blend

Templates and User Controls:

  • Learn to build custom control templates
  • Work with the VisualStateManager class
  • Know your choices for control customization
  • Examine options for building custom controls
  • Understand the role of dependency properties
  • Generate custom controls using Expression Blend

Core Silverlight APIs:

  • Incorporate LINQ programming techniques
  • Communicate with remote services using WCF
  • Persist data using the isolated storage API
  • Interacting with the hosting browser
  • Packaging, versioning and deployment of XAP files
  • Running Silverlight out of browser (OOB)

Data Binding:

  • Understand the data binding mechanism
  • Understand control-to-control data binding
  • Learn to work with data bindings in XAML and code
  • Learn the role of the iValueConverter interface
  • Learn to bind to custom collections of objects
  • Define and make use of data templates
  • Create data validation logic
  • Examine the data binding support within Expression Blend

Introduction to the MVVM Design Pattern:

  • Understand the motivation behind the MVVM design pattern
  • Know the responsibilities of the Model
  • Know the responsibilities of the ViewModel
  • Know the responsibilities of the View
  • Inject MVVM into an existing WPF application
  • Break down the starter code for a Blend Silverlight MVVP project
  • See how to communicate between the layers using data binding, behaviors and commands