Silverlight 5 in Action (Paperback)
  • Silverlight 5 in Action (Paperback)

Silverlight 5 in Action (Paperback)

Paperback 1000 Pages / Published: 14/06/2012
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Microsoft's Silverlight is the only development platform that combines the performance, security, and flexibility of a desktop application with cross-platform deployment. The latest version, Silverlight 5, offers tons of new features including improved video, audio, and text rendering, enhanced MVVM support, XNA-based 3D and sound APIs, and under-the-hood performance upgrades.

Silverlight 5 in Action is a thorough revision of the bestselling Silverlight 4 in Action. This comprehensive guide teaches Silverlight from the ground up, covering all the new v. 5 features in depth. It also explores WCF RIA Services, MVVM, and more, with dozens of code samples that can be used in Visual Studio 2010 or the free Visual Web Developer 2010 Express.


Countless tips and techniques

Teaches Silverlight from the ground up

Invaluable reference for experienced developers


This book is for .NET developers both new to and familiar with Silverlight.


Silverlight is a cross-platform, cross-browser plug-in and a set of Windows-based developer tools for building RIAs. It runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux and is the primary development platform for Windows iPhone 7. Short of ASP.NET, Silverlight is the broadest reaching technology ever produced by Microsoft.

Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 9781617290312
Number of pages: 1000
Weight: 1756 g
Dimensions: 234 x 189 x 50 mm

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