Introduction To Silverlight


Published on

First presentation for CodeMash 2008

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

Introduction To Silverlight

  1. 1. Introduction To Silverlight Jeff Blankenburg Developer Evangelist [email_address]
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What Is Silverlight? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you create Silverlight Applications? </li></ul><ul><li>Show me some demos already! </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Silverlight? No, it’s not this. This is a silver light.
  4. 4. So, what is Silverlight? <ul><li>There’s plenty of definitions: </li></ul><ul><li>Silverlight.NET - 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 Mac OS or Windows. </li></ul><ul><li> - Microsoft Silverlight (code-named Windows Presentation Foundation/Everywhere or WPF/E) is a Rich Internet Application plug-in for web browsers, providing a subset of the animation, vector graphics, and video playback capabilities of Windows Presentation Foundation. The runtime is available for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, with Linux support available via the third-party Moonlight runtime. </li></ul>Simply…. Silverlight is a plug-in that renders XAML-based user interfaces within a browser.
  5. 5. OK, how do I create Silverlight? Hardest Easiest Your favorite text editor Visual Studio Expression
  6. 6. Demo Creating Silverlight Content Using Visual Studio
  7. 7. Expression Studio
  8. 8. Demo Creating Silverlight Content Using Expression Blend Demo Creating A Button That Dances
  9. 9. So what else can I do with this stuff? (other than create gradients and spinning boxes?) 2:10 PM on Friday In this room! User Input into Silverlight Integrating Web Service Data Drag & Drop Functionality
  10. 10. How To Contact Me © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION. Email: [email_address] Blog: Twitter: