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Presentation Overview <ul><li>What is SilverLight? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it relate to other client-side technologies?...
What is SilverLight? <ul><li>One word definition:  Flash </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser plug-in: cross-browser, cross-platf...
Comparing client platforms HTML / CSS / JavaScript / AJAX Desktop: WinForms WPF Silverlight Flash / Flex Web:
Why to use SilverLight <ul><li>Vector based vs. pixel based </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable – Looks good at multiple resolution...
SilverLight - Positives <ul><li>Lightweight at 4-6 MB, quick download </li></ul><ul><li>.NET based </li></ul><ul><li>Write...
<ul><li>Not quite here yet </li></ul><ul><li>“ Pig in a poke” </li></ul><ul><li>Sandboxing limits functionality </li></ul>...
SilverLight 2.0 Features: <ul><li>Communications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>REST, POX, RSS, and WS-* communication </li></ul><...
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Silverlight Basic Introduction

  1. 1. Welcome By… Chayandip Presentation on
  2. 2. Presentation Overview <ul><li>What is SilverLight? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it relate to other client-side technologies? </li></ul><ul><li>How important is it? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is SilverLight? <ul><li>One word definition: Flash </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser plug-in: cross-browser, cross-platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use case today: Animated ads, Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use case tomorrow: Applications (Flex) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits: Adds functionality + write-once-run-everywhere </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why SilverLight not Flash? </li></ul><ul><li>More words: Flash + .NET </li></ul><ul><li>More words: WPF-subset + .NET-subset </li></ul>
  4. 4. Comparing client platforms HTML / CSS / JavaScript / AJAX Desktop: WinForms WPF Silverlight Flash / Flex Web:
  5. 5. Why to use SilverLight <ul><li>Vector based vs. pixel based </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable – Looks good at multiple resolutions </li></ul><ul><li>XAML – Similar to HTML </li></ul><ul><li>Declarative </li></ul><ul><li>Designers and programmers work in parallel </li></ul><ul><li>Rich customization is possible in a well-designed way </li></ul>
  6. 6. SilverLight - Positives <ul><li>Lightweight at 4-6 MB, quick download </li></ul><ul><li>.NET based </li></ul><ul><li>Write in C# or VB.NET </li></ul><ul><li>Use familiar class libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Rich state-of-the-art GUI </li></ul><ul><li>Vector based </li></ul><ul><li>All types of content handled uniformly </li></ul><ul><li>Secure - sandboxed </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Not quite here yet </li></ul><ul><li>“ Pig in a poke” </li></ul><ul><li>Sandboxing limits functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicting products within Microsoft? </li></ul>SilverLight - Negatives
  8. 8. SilverLight 2.0 Features: <ul><li>Communications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>REST, POX, RSS, and WS-* communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross domain network access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sockets </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Question & Answer
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