Accelerated Silverlight 2 (Accelerated) by Jeff Scanlon

By Jeff Scanlon

Silverlight 2 is a brand new internet improvement know-how from Microsoft that's already inflicting large waves in the improvement group. it's the traditional successor to Ajax and ASP.NET AJAX-style functions and offers a method for web-pages to supply the seamless and wealthy consumer event that's at present in basic terms on hand from desktop-based functions. development at the confirmed strategy of Apress’ speeded up C# and speeded up VB titles this publication presents readers with a fast-track to gaining knowledge of this expertise through development at the abilities that skilled .NET builders have already got already received. In a tightly packed five-hundred pages readers may be proven every little thing they should recognize to turn into expert in Silverlight 2 improvement.

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