By AN Jay on May 2, 2009

15 Excellent And Useful Microsoft Silverlight Tutorials & Resources

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Microsoft Silverlight is a free framework empowering you to build new types of applications for the Web regardless of target platform or browser, using all the familiar features, languages and tools of the .NET framework. To see the magic of Silverlight, we must suggest you to check out this showcase applications on Microsoft’s website. Here is the list of 15 Excellent And Useful Microsoft Silverlight Tutorials & Resources that includes some useful tutorials and few great applications that has been developed on Microsoft Silverlight. We are hoping that you will learn further on Microsoft Silverlight after reading out this post.

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First Look at Silverlight 2 

First Look at Silverlight 2

In this article, you will have a first look at Silverlight that focuses on enabling Rich Internet Application (RIA) development.

The Importance of an Impressive User Interface

The Importance of an Impressive User Interface

In this lesson of the Silverlight tutorial, you will learn about the elements used for drawing graphics and to animate graphics by using Expression Blend.

How to Start with Silverlight

How to Start with Silverlight

Creating a XAML project for the Web

Creating a XAML project for the Web

They are beginning this tutorial by the creation of a project for a Web application, running in a navigator, and who requires the Silverlight plug-in, plus the SDK for programmers.

Silverlight Tutorials Collection

Silverlight Tutorials Collection

A good and useful collection of Silverlight tutorials if you want to learn how to get start with it?

How To Create An Animated Navigation Bar

How to create an animated navigation bar

This article is a tutorial on how to use Silverlight 2.0 to make a nifty animated navigation bar much like the one at the top of the Silverlight.net website.

Virtual Earth Silverlight Minimap Tutorial

Virtual Earth Silverlight Minimap Tutorial

In this tutorial author is going to show you how to create a simple styled minimap to use in your Virtual Earth Silverlight projects that looks exactly like the one we used in our Twittermap demo.

Silverlight 3 Photo Gallery Wall Application

Silverlight 3 Photo Gallery Wall Application

A downloadable source code of Silverlight 3 Photo Gallery Wall Application with useful information to understand how it was done.

Silverlight With Java Script Tutorial

Silverlight With Java Script Tutorial

This tutorial will introduce interactive animation. With Interactive Animation, we have the ability to start and stop our animations when we want without having to resort to subterfuge.

Creating Rich Data Forms in Silverlight 3 – Introduction

Creating Rich Data Forms in Silverlight 3 - Introduction

In this article author will show you the basics of the DataForm control – what you can do with it and why you should use it. He will show you how you can bind an item or a collection of items to a data form. Microsoft guys have done a great job with this control, so there are many features that you can use directly without much pain.

Securing Silverlight Application and WCF Service using ASP.Net Authentication Techniques

Securing Silverlight Application and WCF Service using ASP.Net Authentication Techniques

In this article you can learn the securing Silverlight Application and WCF Service using ASP.Net Authentication Techniques.

Animation Easings in Silverlight 3

Animation Easings in Silverlight 3

In this author will describe in details how you can use the BackEase animation.

The Silverlight BlockText Control

The Silverlight BlockText Control

The main idea is to let Silverlight’s Grid do the work. So at the beginning Author split the given string into words and draw them hidden into temporary grid, so he get the ActualWidth of each word.

Introduction to XAML Browser Applications

Introduction to XAML Browser Applications

This article gives an introduction to XBAPs and provides information about the differences between WPF Standalone applications, Silverlight, and XBAPs. Nihar explains the steps used to create a sample XBAP application and how to deploy and run it.

50 Silverlight Applications

50 Silverlight Applications

This is the collection of 50 sample applications developed in Silverlight.





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