Telerik is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its new book resource, “Introducing Silverlight 1.1” published by O’Reilly technology media. The shortcut is dedicated to revealing the essentials of the Microsoft’s Silverlight cross-browser plug-in, providing valuable information to developers, who want to add more interactive and graphically rich interfaces to their web applications.
“With this material we intend to enhance the understanding of this cutting-edge technology globally”, says Todd Anglin, Telerik Chief Technical Evangelist and author of the book “It is a great primer for anyone looking to get up to speed on Silverlight and the tools that are available to work with it. We've worked very hard to produce a resource that is easy to read and full of helpful information, and we've involved some of the brightest minds in Silverlight - Jesse Liberty and Adam Kinney - to make sure everything is accurate.”
The short cut is an in depth guide of Silverlight 1.1 aiming to bring clarity to this emerging technology. The book starts with a broad look at the new concept of Rich Internet Applications and how Silverlight fits into that picture. Then it provides detailed information on how to work with Silverlight 1.1, highlighting tools, concepts, and code that developers will need to build interactive applications. A special chapter is dedicated to a practical example explaining how to of use Silverlight 1.1 to build a custom control by pulling all of the concepts and tools together.
The short cut is available as a downloadable PDF from O'Reilly's site for $9.99
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