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In the Live Lessons series video download Silverlight 2 Development from Class on Demand, instructor Dan Wahlin walks you through the process of creating Silverlight 2 applications in Visual Studio 2008 and discusses key concepts that will help make your applications successful. Silverlight 2 provides a solid framework for building Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) that can run in a variety of browsers on multiple operating systems. Applications built using Silverlight 2 can take advantage of features including built-in support for animations, robust controls, integrated networking classes, deep zoom images, and flexible data binding.
Lessons (Run Time)
Welcome to Silverlight 2 (3:48)
Getting Started with Silverlight 2 (1:34)
Creating a Silverlight 2 Project in Visual Studio 2008 (14:44)
Debugging a Silverlight 2 Project (8:24)
Introduction to XAML (3:06)
Creating Shapes and Text using XAML (18:01)
Working with ImageBrushes (8:18)`
Working with Gradients (17:50)
Working with Transformations (9:31)
Creating XAML in Blend (15:39)
Interacting with XAML Controls (6:59)
Using Silverlight 2 Controls (2:00)
Defining Layout Controls in XAML (29:29)
Defining User Interface Controls in XAML (26:31)
Creating User Controls (7:29)
Working with Styles and Templates (2:30)
Defining and Using Styles (13:12)
Customizing Controls with Templates (16:27)
Customizing Control Templates in Blend (12:20)
Binding Data to Controls (2:16)
Introduction to Databinding (29:30)
Creating Data Templates (15:15)
Creating Type Converters (12:31)
Retrieving Data from Remote Servers (4:20)
Understanding Cross-Domain Issues (7:42)
Creating WCF Services (11:56)
Retrieving Data from WCF Services (13:15)
Calling REST APIs with WebClient (17:18)
Calling REST APIs with WebRequest/WebResponse (10:09)
Creating Animations (1:34)
Defining a Storyboard with Animations (24:27)
Working with the Visual State Manager in Blend (10:15)
Working with Media (1:41)
Working with Images and Media Files (15:55)
Using the Deep Zoom Composer and MultiScaleImage Control (18:11)
Using the Silverlight Toolkit (2:33)
Survey of Toolkit Controls (8:07)
Using Toolkit Controls (15:39)
Applying Themes (6:28)
Using the ImplicitStyleManager (11:37)
About the Instructor
Dan Wahlin is a Senior Consultant at Integrated Information Systems, where he specializes in writing applications based on Microsoft's DNA platform. His work at IIS includes creating distributed applications for Fortune 500 companies using Visual Basic, COM+, ASP.NET, SQL Server, and XML. His involvement with XML goes back to Microsoft's introduction of the MSXML Version 1 parser. Dan has been working with ASP.NET since its early stages.
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Class on Demand Video Download: Silverlight 2 Development Review