SilverLight Course

Microsoft Silverlight is a powerful tool.

SilverLight Online Training

Microsoft Silverlight is a powerful tool for creating and delivering rich Internet applications and media experiences on the Web. Silverlight 5 builds on the foundation of Silverlight 4 for building business applications and premium media experiences.

What you will learn

Silverlight is also one of the two application development platforms for Windows Phone, but web pages which use Silverlight cannot run on the Windows Phone or Windows Mobile versions of Internet Explorer, as there is no Silverlight plugin for Internet Explorer on those platforms.

  • Overview of SilverLight

SilverLight Online Training Course Content

  • Working with Files: local files, Isolated Storage, data files, zip files.
  • Ink: how to capture, store, and display stylus input.
  • Graphics: complex shapes and curves, writeable bitmaps.
  • GPU Acceleration: discuss the pros and cons of Silverlight's support for GPU acceleration.
  • Pixel Shaders: overview of how to write and apply a custom pixel shader.
  • Splash Screen: how to display an informative splash screen while your app is loading.
  • Installation: how to respond when the user doesn't have the Silverlight plug-in installed.
  • Control Reference: a quick-start guide to many of the available controls.
  • Duplex Networking: how to implement a push service using WCF.
  • Composition: how to dynamically load assemblies.
  • Asynchronous Execution: multi-threading support in Silverlight including a brief discussion of timers.
  • Dependency Injection Primer: conception overview of dependency injection.
  • MEF: how to use the Managed Extensibility Framework for dependency injection.
  • PRISM: overview of how to use PRISM to build modular Silverlight applications.
  • Blend: a Quickstart guide to using Expression Blend.
  • Sockets: an overview of Silverlight's TCP and UDP socket API.
  • WCF RIA Services - Entity Inheritance: how to build an inheritance hierarchy of entity types and transport them across the client-server boundary.
  • WCF RIA Services - Library: how to refactor your WCF RIA Services code into separate .dlls.
  • WCF RIA Services - Methods: how to define and consume the various categories of Domain-Service methods (CRUD, Named Update, and Invoke).
  • WCF RIA Services - POCO Domain Service: how to define and consume a Domain Service based on your custom entities and Data Access Layer.
  • WCF RIA Services - Validation: how to use attribute-based validation to easily apply validation code on both client and server.
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