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Create a fully functional application using Silverlight 4
Silverlight 4 boasts long-awaited features that conquer writing a Rich Internet Application. Using new line-of-business features in this book, you create a web application that's more responsive than a traditional ASP.NET web site. Leveraging new features and the improved Silverlight Toolkit, in each chapter you'll work through the problem statement, design analysis, and solution implementation.
Silverlight 4: Problem–Design–Solution:
Explains how to determine functional requirements for your site
Details the latest features, such as charting, enhanced data entry controls, navigation framework, and element to element binding
Covers the new Silverlight Toolkit featuring themes, charting, and layout management
Uses the new .NET RIA Services for your middle tier and data access layers
Utilizes existing Silverlight ASP.NET membership, authentication, and profile services
Illustrates adding social networking to the application using a Silverlight based MySpace application
Addresses generating revenue with Pay-Per-Click advertisements from Google AdSense and recurring monthly subscriptions using the PayPal® developer API
Shows how to leverage the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit to incorporate HTML content into a Silverlight application
Includes step-by-step deployment instructions to host the site with a real shared hosted provider, Discount ASP.NET
Wrox Problem – Design – Solution references give you solid, workable solutions to real-world development problems. Each chapter is devoted to a different scenario, analyzing every problem, examining relevant design issues, and implementing the ideal solution.
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Nick Lecrenski is the founder and lead developer of MyFitnessJournal.com, a popular fitness tracking web site developed entirely in Silverlight.