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What is SilverLight?

Where we can use windows or web application?
Where exactly we can use this feature?
Can you provide one simple example for this?
or give good web site address or book.


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#246528    Author: Debasmit Samal    11 Jun 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

Silverlight is a new cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework for building and delivering the next generation of media experiences and Rich Interactive Applications(RIA) for the web. It runs in all popular browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera.

Some more good links are
http://www.webware.com/8301-1_109-9714748-2.html
http://faq.programmerworld.net/programming/silverlight.html


Debasmit Samal

#253449    Author: Suresh V  22 Jun 2008 Member Level: Silver   Points : 6

Hi Please check the below:

Silverlight is a new cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework for building and delivering the next generation of media experiences and Rich Interactive Applications(RIA) for the web. It runs in all popular browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera. The plugin required to run Silverlight is very small in size hence gets installed very quickly.

It is combination of different technolgoies into a single development platform that allows you to select tools and the programming language you want to use. Silverlight integrates seamlessly with your existing Javascript and ASP.NET AJAX code to complement functionality which you have already created.

Silverlight aims to compete with Adobe Flash and the presentation components of Ajax. It also competes with Sun Microsystems' JavaFX, which was launched a few days after Silverlight.

Please visit the below URL, where you can find the simple examples and good explanation about this concept.


URL: http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2008/02/22/first-look-at-silverlight-2.aspx

Please let me know if you need any training videos on this concept.

#253571    Author: mattnick  23 Jun 2008 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 4

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#258102    Author: SharmilaHarikrishnan    01 Jul 2008 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 6

Silverlight is a new Web presentation technology that is created to run on a variety of platforms. It enables the creation of rich, visually stunning and interactive experiences that can run everywhere: within browsers and on multiple devices and desktop operating systems (such as the Apple Macintosh). In consistency with WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation), the presentation technology in Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 (the Windows programming infrastructure), XAML (eXtensible Application Markup Language) is the foundation of the Silverlight presentation capability.

#259799    Author: d33p    05 Jul 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

refer these books..

Apress.Silverlight.2.Visual.Essentials.Jun.2008
Introducing Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 by microsoft Press

it wil help u lot


Happy Coding!

d33p!
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#261500    Author: Praveen  09 Jul 2008 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 6

Silverlight is:

(1) A programming model for developing and distributing rich Internet applications (RIA) that use graphics, animations or video within the .NET framework.

(2) A plug-in from Microsoft for delivering media created with Silverlight. The Silverlight plug-in is both cross-browser and cross-platform. Notably, this makes it interoperable with Apple's OS X and both the Safari and Firefox Web browsers, along with Windows and Internet Explorer.

Silverlight allows the distribution of multimedia as an integral part of an application, in full screen and with a support for partial high definition (HD) video at 720p resolution.

Silverlight's introduction can be interpreted as a direct challenge to Adobe's Flash application, with some industry pundits going as far as to call it a "Flash-killer." As Flash dominates the market for rich Internet media creation software, Microsoft will have a significant hurdle to clear in convincing both the development and designer communities to adopt the new platform.

#268067    Author: Ultimaterengan  22 Jul 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Silverlight is a new cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework for building and delivering the next generation of media experiences and Rich Interactive Applications(RIA) for the web. It runs in all popular browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera. The plugin required to run Silverlight is very small in size hence gets installed very quickly.

It is combination of different technolgoies into a single development platform that allows you to select tools and the programming language you want to use. Silverlight integrates seamlessly with your existing Javascript and ASP.NET AJAX code to complement functionality which you have already created.

Silverlight aims to compete with Adobe Flash and the presentation components of Ajax. It also competes with Sun Microsystems' JavaFX, which was launched a few days after Silverlight.

refer:-
http://faq.programmerworld.net/programming/silverlight.html




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#333303    Author: amit singh  29 Dec 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 5

Microsoft Silverlight powers rich application experiences and delivers high quality, interactive video on Web and mobile devices .by this u can easily developed the webdesigning for the multimedia content and mobile devices
for more information u can visit-http://silverlight.net/

integrates seamlessly with your existing Javascript and ASP.NET AJAX code to complement functionality which you have already created. Silverlight is a new cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework for building and delivering the next generation of media experiences and Rich Interactive Applications(RIA) for the web.It is combination of different technologies into a single development platform that allows you to select tools and the programming language you want to use and it’s a new cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framewor

-amit singh

#333677    Author: amit singh  30 Dec 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 6

It is combination of different aspects into a single development platform that allows u to select tool and the programming language you want to use. Silverlight integrates seamlessly with your existing Javascript and ASP.NET AJAX code to complement functionality which you have already created.
Silverlight is a new cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework for building and delivering the next generation of media experiences and Rich Interactive Applications(RIA) for the web


benifits of silver light :-
Highest Quality Video Experience
Developers and Graphic Designers can play together
Support for 3rd Party Languages
Cross-Platform, Cross-Browser Remote Debugging
Silverlight aims to compete with Adobe Flash and the presentation components of Ajax. It also competes with Sun Microsystems' JavaFX, which was launched a few days after Silverlight.

For regular internet users, Silverlight is a browser plug-in that supports video, audio and animations.

For web developers, Silverlight offers much more. Silverlight supports video and audio files without need of much programming. It allows them to handle events from web pages (like handle start/end of video playing etc)

Minimum Requirements:
for windowsXP sp2 Internet Explorer 6.0 or more


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