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Introducing Microsoft® Silverlight™ 3, 3rd Edition by Laurence Moroney

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Chapter 11. Media in Silverlight: Rich Imaging

A core commercial scenario on the Web today is the use of images and rich imaging to provide a great user experience. This is one of the areas in which Microsoft Silverlight is exceptionally strong, providing technologies such as Deep Zoom and Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth. In this chapter, you look at each of these technologies and how to use them in your application. The basic image control for standard imaging support is covered in Chapter 5.

Deep Zoom with the MultiScaleImage Control

Deep Zoom provides you with a new and unique way to manage images in your applications. It is implemented in Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) by the MultiScaleImage element with which, as its name suggests, ...

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