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Pro business applications with Silverlight 5, second edition /

Chris Anderson ; technical reviewer, Tony Champion.

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Main Author: Anderson, Chris
Other Names: Champion, A. G.
Published: [New York] : Apress, ©2012.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Series: Expert's voice in Silverlight.
Topics: Multimedia systems. | Web sites - Design. | Application software - Development. | COMPUTERS - General. | Informatique. | Silverlight (Electronic resource) | Silverlight (Electronic resource)
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: SpringerLink - Full text online
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Main Author: Anderson, Chris, 1974-
Physical Description: 1 online resource
ISBN: 9781430235019 (electronic bk.)
1430235012 (electronic bk.)


Notes: Annotation Silverlight5 has the potential to revolutionize the way we build business applications. With its flexibility, web deployment, cross-platform capabilities, rich .NET language support on the client, rich user interface control set, small runtime, and more, it comes close to the perfect platform on which to build business applications. Its a very powerful technology, and despite its youth, its moving forward at a rapid pace and is gaining widespread popularity. This book guides you through the process of designing and developing enterprise-strength business applications in Silverlight5 and C♯. You'll learn how to take advantage of the power of Silverlight to develop rich and robust business applicationsfrom getting started to deployment, and everything in between. In particular, this book will serve developers who want to learn how to design business applications. It willintroducethe patternsyou'll use, the issues youll face, and how to resolve them. AuthorChris Anderson, who has been building line-of-business applications for years, demonstrates his expertise through a candid presentation of how to tackle real-life issues, rather than just avoiding them. Developers will benefit from his hard-won expertise through business application design patterns that he shares throughout the book. With this book in hand, you will:Create a fully-functional business application in SilverlightDiscover how to satisfy the general requirements that most business applications needDevelop a business application frameworkWhat youll learnHow to structure your project to ensure a robust and maintainable applicationHow to create user interfaces with XAML and bind controls to dataHow to communicate securely between the server and the clientHow to view and maintain data within a Silverlight user interfaceHow to design unique user experiences and use advanced styling techniquesHow to implement standard business application paradigms in SilverlightWho this book is forThis book is for developers experienced in other .NET technologies, such as WinForms or ASP.NET, looking to translate their existing skills to developing business applications with Silverlight. Patterns and methodologies associated with building robust applications will be introduced and are not prerequisite knowledge. Table of ContentsGetting Started with SilverlightAn Introduction to XAMLThe Navigation FrameworkExposing Data from the ServerConsuming Data from the ServerImplementing Summary ListsBuilding Data Entry FormsSecuring Your ApplicationStyling Your ApplicationAdvanced XAMLAdvanced Data BindingCreating Custom ControlsThe Model-View-View Model (MVVM) Design PatternAn Introduction to Prism and MEFPrinting and ReportingOut of Browser Mode and Interacting with the Operating SystemApplication Deployment.
Other Names: Champion, A. G. (Anthony Gerard)
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