Inspiration Tour ’08

     Microsoft Silverlight: an
     introduction




Paolo Barone – blogs.msdn.com/pblog
           ...
Evolution of the web

2000                   2007
What Is User Experience?
What Is User Experience?
Building Rich Web Applications


       Silverlight
What is Silverlight?

                            Plug-In




                                                  Cross-Brow...
Yes but what does it mean?
• It means empowering you to build Rich Applications and web
  sites like these:




http://mem...
What can I do with it?
• Data access and Web Services consumption
• Rich interactions and animations
• High Definition Vid...
How does it work?
• XAML
• .NET language (C# or VB.NET or Python or Ruby)



• And now some demo sites...
Some demo sites:
DEEPZOOM
• http://www.xrez.com/yose_proj/yose_deepzoom/ClientBin/Te
  stPage.html
• http://www.kbb.com/kb...
Some demo sites:
Casual Gaming
• http://www.miniclip.com/games/zombomatic/en/
• http://www.popfly.com/users/Adam/Crayon%20...
Some demo sites:
Video
• http://www.smoothhd.com/
• http://www.microsoft.com/video/en/us/default.aspx
• http://www.microso...
Some demo sites:
Rich Internet Applications
• http://www.mscui.net/PatientJourneyDemonstrator/
• http://darimeya.co.uk/#Ho...
How can I learn more?
• http://silverlight.net
• http://msdn.microsoft.com
• http://www.nibblestutorials.net
• http://expr...
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Slides used during the 2008/2009 Inspiration Tour of University in the UK.

During this one hour session, we present Silverlight, show some cool sites that use Silverlight and show some examples of coding and designing for Silverlight using Visual Studio and the Expression suite

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Inspiration Tour - Microsoft Silverlight

  1. Inspiration Tour ’08 Microsoft Silverlight: an introduction Paolo Barone – blogs.msdn.com/pblog twitter.com/pbarone Ed Dunhill – blogs.msdn.com/edunhill
  2. Evolution of the web 2000 2007
  3. What Is User Experience?
  4. What Is User Experience?
  5. Building Rich Web Applications Silverlight
  6. What is Silverlight? Plug-In Cross-Browser Cross-Platform Media Experiences Rich Interactive Applications
  7. Yes but what does it mean? • It means empowering you to build Rich Applications and web sites like these: http://memorabilia.hardrock.com http://www.laguna-coupe.com http://linerider.com
  8. What can I do with it? • Data access and Web Services consumption • Rich interactions and animations • High Definition Video • DeepZoom
  9. How does it work? • XAML • .NET language (C# or VB.NET or Python or Ruby) • And now some demo sites...
  10. Some demo sites: DEEPZOOM • http://www.xrez.com/yose_proj/yose_deepzoom/ClientBin/Te stPage.html • http://www.kbb.com/kbb/PerfectCarFinder/PhotoEdition.aspx • http://robburke.net/images/deeplol.html • http://www.shoothill.com/darwin/ • http://mooncake.nxmix.com/prototype/EnterAccount.aspx • http://photosynth.net/silverlight/photosynth.aspx?cid=766e3d 07-6ea8-43bc-b370-46a9e602e52e
  11. Some demo sites: Casual Gaming • http://www.miniclip.com/games/zombomatic/en/ • http://www.popfly.com/users/Adam/Crayon%20Cannon • http://apps.new.facebook.com/crayoncannon/ • http://buddyknavery.com/buddyknavery/default.aspx
  12. Some demo sites: Video • http://www.smoothhd.com/ • http://www.microsoft.com/video/en/us/default.aspx • http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/trailers/jumper.html
  13. Some demo sites: Rich Internet Applications • http://www.mscui.net/PatientJourneyDemonstrator/ • http://darimeya.co.uk/#Home • http://www.robochamps.com/ • http://firelocator.net/ • http://www.augua.com/Showcase2.aspx • http://www.crystalstation.co.uk/silverlight/ivorywhites/ • http://www.vertigo.com/SlideShow.aspx
  14. How can I learn more? • http://silverlight.net • http://msdn.microsoft.com • http://www.nibblestutorials.net • http://expression.microsoft.com Students can access all the software they need to create Silverlight Applications here: • http://www.dreamspark.com

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