Silverlight Firestarter Labs

This Silverlight 4 Firestarter Training course was created to enable fast adoption of Silverlight for line of business applications. All the labs are very practical oriented and provides a real-world samples used in Silverlight Line of Business (LOB) applications. The course is built from 11 modules. Each module has 1 lab and 1 or more videos. You can either get them all in our offline package or check them out individually below:

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New On Ramp Labs (100 level)

  • Hands on labs specifically focused on helping new developers get up to speed quickly on Silverlight
  • Do you know WinForms? HTML? ASP.NET? Want to learn Silverlight? We have a lab for you! 

 

Building Better Business Apps (200-300 level) 

  • Hands on labs focused on taking advantage of Silverlight to build real world business applications
  • Apply Data Strategies, MVVM, Patterns, Out of Browser, RIA Services, and much more using Silverlight
  • Lab 5 - Exercise 4 - Export Data to Excel, Word, and more
    8 minutes, 6 seconds
  • Lab 6 - Great UX with Blend - Exercises 1-3
    16 minutes, 39 seconds
  • Lab 7 - Working with WCF Services in Silverlight Applications - Exercises 1-3
    43 minutes, 57 seconds
  • Lab 8 - Using WCF RIA Services - Exercises 1-5
    46 minutes, 52 seconds
  • Lab 9 - Exercise 1 & 2 - Enabling a drop zone and Importing Excel data
    12 minutes, 58 seconds
  • Lab 9 - Exercises 3 & 4 - Working with the hard drive and checking for application updates
    14 minutes, 43 seconds
  • Lab 10 - Using the MVVM Pattern in Silverlight Applications - Excercies 1-3
    37 minutes, 4 seconds
  • Lab 11 - Package tracking application for Windows Phone 7 - Excercises 1-4
    29 minutes, 40 seconds