Spotlight On: Microsoft Silverlight


Microsoft Silverlight is a free runtime that powers rich application experiences and delivers high quality, interactive video across multiple platforms and browsers, using the .NET framework. It extends and amplifies your existing development skills, empowering you to build new types of applications for the Web regardless of target platform or browser.


 


We occasionally get customers asking us how they can get up to speed on Silverlight so please check out the links and materials below to help you get familiar with Silverlight.


 


USEFUL LINKS     


Overview


Why Silverlight


Silverlight -Showcase


Silver Light Gallery


Silverlight – Wiki


               


SILVERLIGHT  LEARNING RESOURCES


How to Install and Uninstall Silverlight


Silverlight Examples and Samples Download


How to use gradient color brush in Silverlight


How to display text with solid color brush


Hello World Silverlight Example with Tag


Install Silverlight


 


BOOK Resources:


Introducing Microsoft Silverlight 2.0, 2nd Edition


Silverlight 2 Visual Essentials


Data Services with Silverlight 2


Silverlight 2 in Action


Silverlight Video


Screen casts for Silverlight 2


Hands-On Labs


Silverlight Presentations


Silverlight for Mobile


Watch the following introductory videos for Silverlight 2


 


WHITE PAPERS


Getting started


Media & Animation


Silverlight Server Administration


 


TOOLKIT


Silverlight 2 Toolkit March 2009 Installer


Silverlight 3 Toolkit March 2009 Installer


Microsoft® Silverlight™ 2 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1


Microsoft Expression Blend™ 2 Service Pack 1


Microsoft Expression Blend™ 2 Trial


Microsoft® Silverlight™ 2 Software Development Kit


Silverlight 3 Tools for Visual Studio


Microsoft® Silverlight™ 3 Tools Beta 1 for Visual Studio 2008 SP1


Eclipse Tools for Silverlight


 


DOWNLOADS


Silverlight – Documentation on Administration


Free Ajax Code Generator!


Install Deep Zoom Composer


Microsoft Expression Blend


Expression Design


Silverlight Community


Microsoft® Expression® Encoder 2 Trial


Microsoft® Expression® Studio 2 Trial


 

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