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Pro Business Applications with Silverlight 4
Contributor(s): Anderson, Chris (Author)

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ISBN: 1430272074     ISBN-13: 9781430272076
Publisher: Apress
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2010

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BISAC Categories:
- Computers | Software Development & Engineering - Tools
- Computers | Computer Science
- Computers | Programming - Microsoft
Dewey: 004
Series: Expert's Voice in Silverlight
Physical Information: 1.17" H x 7.58" W x 9.5" (1.84 lbs) 576 pages
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Publisher Description:

Silverlight 3 has the potential to revolutionize the way we build business applications. With its flexibility, web deployment, cross-platform capabilities, rich .NET language support on the client, rich user interface control set, small runtime, and more, it comes close to the perfect platform in which to build business applications. It's a very powerful technology, and despite its youth it's moving forward at a rapid pace and is gaining widespread adoption.

Pro Business Applications with Silverlight 3 will guide you through the process of designing and developing enterprise strength business applications in Silverlight 3 and C#. You will learn how to take advantage of the power of Silverlight to develop rich and robust business applications, from getting started through to deployment, and everything in between.

In particular, developers who want to learn how to design business applications, the patterns to use, the issues that they will face, and how to resolve them will be well served with this book. The author, Chris Anderson, who has been building line-of-business applications for years, demonstrates his real-world experience through a candid presentation of the issues faced in real life and how to tackle them, rather than take the easy route and avoid them. Benefit from his hard-won expertise through business application design patterns that he shares throughout the book.

With this book in hand, you will Create a fully functional business application in Silverlight Discover how to satisfy all of the general requirements that most business applications need Develop a business application framework What you'll learn How to structure your project to ensure a robust and maintainable application How to create user interfaces with XAML and bind controls to data How to communicate securely between the server and the client How to view and maintain data within a Silverlight user interface How to design unique user experiences and use advanced styling techniques How to implement standard business application paradigms in Silverlight
Who is this book for?

This book is for developers experienced in other .NET technologies such as WinForms or ASP.NET development looking to translate their existing skills to developing business applications with Silverlight. Patterns and methodologies associated with building robust applications will be introduced and are not prerequisite knowledge.

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