Friday, January 25, 2008

Microsoft Silverlight for Developers

Date/Time:Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:00 PM - Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:00 PM
Product(s): Other
Audience(s): Architect,Developer,Other

Event Overview


Microsoft® Silverlight™ is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrates with existing Web applications. Silverlight supports fast, cost-effective delivery of high-quality video to all major browsers running on the Windows , Mac OS, and Linux coming soon.

Who Should Attend

Architects, Developers, and anyone who would like to learn how to take their AJAX applications to the next level .

What you will learn

·         The benefits of Silverlight from a developer perspective

·         How to build Silverlight 1.0 applications using JavaScript & AJAX programming NOW

·         How UI designers and developers can collaborate using the same codebase, but with role specific tools

·         How Silverlight 2.0 (the next version) brings a subset of the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) & .NET Framework cross platform / cross browser

·         Fundamentals of building Silverlight 2.0 applications using C# & the .NET Framework

·         How the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions make building Silverlight solutions easier (Think cross platform video by simply dragging/dropping a control + pointing to a video file)

Pete Brown, from Applied Information Sciences (AIS), will be closing the dinner by sharing his experiences & lessons learned from building a production Silverlight application.

Note: This will be a developer-centric talk with a heavy focus on code demos.


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