Get Started with Silverlight

Here is a slick list put together by Asli Bilgin (US East Region Developer Evangelist)  

Silverlight Resources

bits & bytes

·         Get silverlight

·         Telerik RadControls – 3d virtual rooms using control based framework

·         DLR & IronPython           

·         Silverlight developer reference “poster”

·         Forums – installation, troubleshooting

·         Electric rain harmony (coming summer 2007) – flash to silverlight converter

·         Silverlight 1.0 Beta QuickStarts

·         Silverlight 1.1 Alpha QuickStarts



·         Main Microsoft site

·         Community site

·         Mix conference


experiences & demos

·         Getting started with silverlight – Scott Guthrie demos how to build an app from scratch

·         “How Do I?” with Silverlight 1.0

·         “How Do I?” with Silverlight 1.1

·         Using Blend with Silverlight 1.0

·         Community gallery

·         Top 3 samples in community gallery

o    Silverlight Pad

o    Page Turn

o    Video Library

·         Beijing Olympics Use Silverlight

·         Channel 9 screencasts

·         Watch movie trailers & videos via Silverlight

·         How to do Rich media advertising – example using eyeblaster



·         Scott Guthrie – no intro needed

·         Jim Hugunin chief architect of the DLR

·         Mike Harsh – silverlight team

·         Lutz Roeder – Expression Blend team

·         Delay  of silverlight airlines demo

·         Ironpython


tech talks

·          All recorded mix07 sessions

·         ScottGu’s mix keynote and great overview

·         ScottGu’s Channel9 interview

·         Building Rich Web Experiences using Silverlight and Javascript for Developers

·         Deep Dive on Silverlight Media Integration

·         Developing ASP.NET AJAX Controls with Silverlight

·         Creating and Delivering Rich Media and Video on the Web with Silverlight, Expression Studio, and Windows Server

·         Building Silverlight Applications using .NET (Part 1)

·         Building Silverlight Applications using .NET (Part 2) 

·         Extending the Browser Programming Model with Silverlight

·         Just Glue It! Ruby and the DLR in Silverlight



·         Getting started whitepaper

·         Silverlight Architecture Overview

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