Jump into Microsoft Silverlight… and Become Immediately Effective
You’ve seen the beautiful user interfaces and you have seen the gratuitous animations. And it’s in the browser. And it is not just any browser; it is cross platform. You might not be doing it now, but you will do it eventually. You will be building rich Internet applications (RIA) in Silverlight. It is just a matter of time. Silverlight adoption is soaring and with a compelling version 4 coming it appears to be the dominate player in the .NET stack for years to come. This session was designed as an introduction to Silverlight to get you over that big learning curve that has frustrated many and well on your way to building great applications in Silverlight. For instance, learn how to use the Microsoft Expression Blend to augment Visual Studio. In this session, learn a number of tools you will be using like tools from the Expression Suite and some XAML design, syntax and rendering tools. When you walk away from this session not only will you be on your way to building your own Silverlight applications, but you will be able to download the source to the Silverlight reference application that is used heavily in the demos of the session.